BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY
(Banff National Park to Bow Valley Provincial Park)
For the Period: June 8 to 14, 2012
Bear Activity Trends
There was black bear activity reported in the Quarry/ Grassi Lake, Canmore Nordic Centre, Rundleview, TSR Resort, TSR South, Silvertip, Cougar Creek/ Eagle Terrace, Bow Flats, Bow Valley Prov Park and YMCA Zones this week. Grizzly bear activity was reported in TSR Resort, TSR South, Stewart Creek, Alpine Club and Deadmans Flats Zones this week.
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Please report all bear sightings to 403 591 7755.
BEARS CAN BE ENCOUNTERED ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!
Be aware of your surroundings, know how to reduce the likelihood of encounters, and be prepared should an encounter take place. Always use caution by paying attention to signs of bear activity such as scats, tracks, and digging. Make lots of noise while hiking; hike in groups when possible; carry pepper spray; and obey closures.
The above summary is based upon a compilation of bear information provided by government agencies and unconfirmed sightings reported by the public over the last week. It is not intended to be used as a real time, complete record of where bears are in the valley.
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