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Parks Canada collars two wolves from Bow Valley wolf pack

Parks Canada collars two wolves from Bow Valley wolf pack

“The key is really to get ahead of that and right that behaviour so they don’t get overly habituated,” said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife management specialist with Banff National Park.
B.C. restart proving challenging in Whistler

B.C. restart proving challenging in Whistler

An exhausted workforce and businesses buried in debt creating perfect storm 
Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Five parks will be included in the revised day-pass system described as a 'pilot' and set to begin June 22. Critics say it does little to fix the root causes of increasingly crowded parks.
New coalition aims to protect fish, wildlife and habitat

New coalition aims to protect fish, wildlife and habitat

Also, Bear Alliance launched to give organizations stronger voice 
Canmore researcher using drones to find critical wolverine dens

Canmore researcher using drones to find critical wolverine dens

Wildlife biologist Nikki Heim has partnered with Sara Renner and Thomas Grandi to protect denning wolverine near Talus Lodge, a backcountry lodge operated by the Canmore couple.
Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens for 2021 season

Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens for 2021 season

The downhill park is up and running but will continue to enforce COVID-19 protocols regardless of vaccination numbers.
Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Some questions for the weekend.
Mama grizzly bear killed on highway in Yoho National Park orphans two cubs

Mama grizzly bear killed on highway in Yoho National Park orphans two cubs

The orphaned cubs, a male and a female, were relocated by wildlife specialists into a remote backcountry area within their mother’s traditional home range, which included parts of Banff and Yoho national parks.
Pemberton, Whistler Search and Rescue teams save BASE jumper near Lillooet

Pemberton, Whistler Search and Rescue teams save BASE jumper near Lillooet

The individual was transported to the Whistler Health Care Centre with a fractured femur
Another slow climbing season expected with COVID-19 restrictions still in place

Another slow climbing season expected with COVID-19 restrictions still in place

With fewer international climbers able to travel this year, it could be a good season for new climbers to get out of the gym