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Berry season in Banff prompts Parks Canada advisory as bears roam and forage for food

Carry bear spray, travel in groups and make noise, parks official says. It’s berry season in Banff, and Parks Canada is advising visitors to the national park to be on the lookout for grizzly and black bears searching for food and feeding in the bushes.  For the rest […]

Jasper National Park says one caribou herd gone, two others on the brink of local extinction

Caribou populations in Jasper National Park are in deep trouble.  Of three southern mountain woodland caribou herds managed by Parks Canada, one — the Maligne herd — is now considered extirpated, or  locally extinct, while the other two are dangerously small, according to the Jasper National Park’s Species at Risk report.  Worse, neither […]