Tue, 8 November 2016
Maintaining sufficient separation between people and large carnivores is an important conservation issue in the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country. Yet some grizzly bears are regularly seen in high human-use areas in this region. Cheryl Hojnowski, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley presents the results from a collaborative project between Alberta Parks and the University of California, Berkeley, aimed at improving our understanding of whether and how bears modify their behaviour to avoid people in front-country habitats in Peter Lougheed Park and the Kananaskis Valley.
Speaker: Cheryl Hojnowski
Direct download: Oct_19_2016_-_Cheryl_Hojnowski_-_Grizzly_bears_and_risk.mp3
Category:WildSmart Speaker Series -- posted at: 2:51pm MST
Thu, 7 January 2016
Local wildlife professionals, educators, and volunteers share some stories from their work in the Bow Valley. Grizzly bears, cougars, frogs, and salamanders; this group has been up close and personal with them all and wants to share some of the insightful lessons learned along the way.
Speakers: Various - Jacob Speckeen, Gian-Duri Giger, Vicki Perkins, Tyler McClure, Simon Ham, Tangle Caron, and Derek Ryder