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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis
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403-609-0220
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cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Banff bear occurrence report underway for season

Banff bear occurrence report underway for season

“Absolutely under no circumstances should you feed any wildlife … we need everybody contributing to the effort to keep the wild in wildlife," said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife management specialist with Banff National Park.
Banff bear occurrence report underway for season

Banff bear occurrence report underway for season

“Absolutely under no circumstances should you feed any wildlife … we need everybody contributing to the effort to keep the wild in wildlife," said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife management specialist with Banff National Park.
UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials suspect the bear involved in the fatal attack on David Lertzman was a mature female grizzly, but so far the bruin has evaded all capture attempts.
Fences hot-wired to keep bears off highway in Banff

Fences hot-wired to keep bears off highway in Banff

An additional nine kilometres of wildlife exclusion fencing on the Trans-Canada Highway west of the Banff townsite has been fitted with an electric wire to discourage bears from climbing the fence and getting onto the deadly highway.
Banff to consult with CP Rail on feasibility study to stop train whistle

Banff to consult with CP Rail on feasibility study to stop train whistle

“The effects of noise, especially loud and periodic ones like train whistles, can actually be perceived by animals as a threat, and this can initiate a flight or fight response and cause stress and cause an animal to avoid an area altogether.”
Fences hot-wired to keep bears off highway in Banff

Fences hot-wired to keep bears off highway in Banff

An additional nine kilometres of wildlife exclusion fencing on the Trans-Canada Highway west of the Banff townsite has been fitted with an electric wire to discourage bears from climbing the fence and getting onto the deadly highway.
Stoney Nakoda First Nation fourth highest per capita COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Stoney Nakoda First Nation fourth highest per capita COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

The Iyahrhe Nakoda Food Bank Society has closed the doors to the food bank in Morley until May 17 due to a positive case within the organization.
UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials suspect the bear involved in the fatal attack on David Lertzman was a mature female grizzly, but so far the bruin has evaded all capture attempts.
Banff records first COVID-19 death

Banff records first COVID-19 death

Mayor Karen Sorensen offered condolences to the family and friends of long-term resident Ron Giesbrecht, 43, who died in his Banff home on April 29 due to complications from COVID-19.
UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

UPDATE: Former Canmore resident killed in bear attack remembered as 'great man'

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials suspect the bear involved in the fatal attack on David Lertzman was a mature female grizzly, but so far the bruin has evaded all capture attempts.