Bow Valley WildSmart Podcasts

How WildSmart are you? Speaker's Series. In the winter we hold the How WildSmart are you? Speaker’s Series to inform residents of Canmore and area of recent wildlife research and issues. If you missed our most recent WildSmart Speaker Series to learn about wildlife research and wildlife issues in the Bow Valley, you can listen to them online.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 58m. Bisher sind 32 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Monate.

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Grizzly bears and risk: How are bears adjusting to people in the front country?

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...


 2016-11-08  55m

Wildlife Encounters - Stories

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...


 2016-01-07  1h39m

Sharing Trails with Grizzlies

Wildlife biologist Sarah Elmeligi and her research team present their results about how grizzly bears and people use hiking trails in our parks, and the associated human risk on the trails. This talk focuses on the research, the people who have helped...


 2015-09-24  29m

30 Years of US Grizzly Bear Recovery: Lessons and Successes

Dr. Chris Servheen has spent over 34 years working on Grizzly Bear Recovery in the United States. Part of the Western Black Bear Workshops held in Canmore, Alberta, this talk gives us the opportunity to learn about the challenges and successes of that...


 2015-06-23  1h17m

Cougars in the Bow Valley: 2001-2013

Jay Honeyman, local Human Wildlife Conflict Biologist with AESRD, and Glenn Naylor, local District Conservation Officer with Alberta Parks, walk us through the last decade of cougar-related data in the Bow Valley. This talk is a culmination of...


 2015-04-15  1h10m

Coyote in the Crosshairs Speaker

Dr. Shelley Alexander


 2015-04-14  52m

Bears and Rub Trees: What’s with all the Scratchin’?

A bear rubbing against a tree may have an itchy back, but there’s more going on than meets the eye. Come hear about the messages being left by bears all over the forest, what they mean, and who they are for. You’ll also learn about how...


 2014-12-18  1h27m

Dogs & Wildlife: Finding ways to coexist

  This presentation will highlight some of the possible effects our beloved dogs can have on various wild species in the Bow Valley, the impacts that wildlife can have on our dogs, and what we can do to ensure their safe coexistence. We’ll...


 2013-12-02  57m

Alberta BearSmart:  Enhancing opportunities for humans and bears to co-exist

The Alberta BearSmart program seeks to reduce human-bear conflicts and increase public stewardship of black bears and grizzly bears in Alberta by providing strategic information and education materials to the public, stakeholders and government agency...


 2013-11-20  42m

 2013-03-21  38m