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Bow Valley WildSmart is a program of the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley and relies entirely on donations and sponsors.
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Report any sightings of bears, cougars or wolves
403.591.7755 (Local)

For all public safety
emergencies call 9-1-1

Nature for Newcomers

Nature for Newcomers is a program to provide New Canadians, Newcomers and English as a second language residents and visitors with information on wildlife safety in their language through online materials, print resources as well as outreach programs.

Have friends who speak French, Spanish or Filipino?

Check it out:

We are partnering with the Town of Banff to provide workshops for New Canadians in Banff and Lake Louise.  In the Canmore/M.D. of Bighorn area we will be providing 2 wildlife safety workshops in French, 1 in Spanish and 1 in Tagalog (Filipino).  To sign up for a workshop just email us at [email protected]

A huge thanks to our sponsors Alberta Ecotrust, The Calgary Foundation and Counter Assault for your support.

Important Note:

Please do not use the comment box to report sightings of wildlife.

Report any sightings of a bear, cougar, wolf or any aggressive wildlife in Kananaskis or the Bow Valley to Kananaskis Emergency Services 403.591.7755

For current postings of Bear Warnings, Wildlife Warnings and Closures please visit the following page:
Kananaskis Country - Advisories and Public Safety

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