bears

Bear awareness is needed before heading out to the wilderness west of Nordegg, says a Clearwater County official. (Black Press file photo).

New Hwy 11 sign warns central Albertans they are entering bear country

An online map of bear sightings is also available

 

Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)

WATCH: Kodiak cubs teach bear safety at Innisfail wildlife park

Kodiak brown bear cubs rescued from the United States

 

Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)

WATCH: Bear cubs teach bear safety at Innisfail wildlife park

Kodiak brown bear cubs rescued from the United States

 

Ryan Phinney, shown here with a tranquilized bear, would like Alberta to adopt a “mobile bear management team” for the Eastern Slopes that could use aversion techniques to change undesirable bear behaviour. (Contributed photo).

Wildlife expert suggests Alberta needs bear management team for Eastern Slopes

Most bears behavior can be changed with aversion techniques: Ryan Phinney

Ryan Phinney, shown here with a tranquilized bear, would like Alberta to adopt a “mobile bear management team” for the Eastern Slopes that could use aversion techniques to change undesirable bear behaviour. (Contributed photo).
This grizzly bear had been hanging out near Aurum Lodge and the Cline River area and was later killed by Fish and Wildlife, says an area resident. (Contributed photo)

Grizzly sniffing for human food west of Nordegg killed

Lodge owner reminds campers to keep all food away from wildlife

This grizzly bear had been hanging out near Aurum Lodge and the Cline River area and was later killed by Fish and Wildlife, says an area resident. (Contributed photo)
Parks Canada said that an adult bear was struck and killed Sept. 3 by a Canadian Pacific Railway train on a rail line through the Banff National Park, in a Sept. 16 story. (File photo by Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Parks Canada said that an adult bear was struck and killed Sept. 3 by a Canadian Pacific Railway train on a rail line through the Banff National Park, in a Sept. 16 story. (File photo by Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
This black bear was spotted June 22 in Terrace by Jordan Linteris, who said the bear startled his daughter while she was biking and has been getting into trash. Conservation officers killed a bear in the same area. (Photo courtesy Jordan Linteris)

Bear attacked man near Lilooet, B.C.

VANCOUVER — The BC Conservation Office Service says a man is recovering…

This black bear was spotted June 22 in Terrace by Jordan Linteris, who said the bear startled his daughter while she was biking and has been getting into trash. Conservation officers killed a bear in the same area. (Photo courtesy Jordan Linteris)
‘Thought it was a panda:’ Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

‘Thought it was a panda:’ Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

‘Thought it was a panda:’ Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

‘Thought it was a panda:’ Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park
Poll: Would you rather come face to face with a cougar or a bear on your walk?

Poll: Would you rather come face to face with a cougar or a bear on your walk?

Would you rather come face to face with a cougar or a…

Poll: Would you rather come face to face with a cougar or a bear on your walk?
Malnourished, tiny bear cub found near mother’s dead body

Malnourished, tiny bear cub found near mother’s dead body

TOFINO, B.C. — Wildlife-watching guides say a bear cub was near death…

Malnourished, tiny bear cub found near mother’s dead body
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Berkley the Kodiak bear is fed ice cream in a Dairy Queen drive-thru in a screen grab from a video posted to Facebook by the Discovery Wildlife Park.

Bear video meant to promote conservation: zoo owner

Discovery Wildlife Park says it will look at other ways to promote its conservation message

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Berkley the Kodiak bear is fed ice cream in a Dairy Queen drive-thru in a screen grab from a video posted to Facebook by the Discovery Wildlife Park.