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Hikers fined $1,200 each for entering closed area at  Johnston Canyon

Hikers fined $1,200 each for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

"The concern of Parks Canada is that this area is home to the endangered black swift, whose population has deteriorated significantly in the past years."
Wolf killed in Banff along Trans-Canada Highway

Wolf killed in Banff along Trans-Canada Highway

It's the second wolf from the Bow Valley wolf pack to be struck and killed by a vehicle along the Trans-Canada Highway this year
CP Rail building staff houses at end of proposed parking lot by Banff Train Station

CP Rail building staff houses at end of proposed parking lot by Banff Train Station

The construction of two new staff houses for CP Rail by the Banff Train Station has already begun at the far end of what will soon be a free parking lot.
Family recounts rare wolf attack at Banff National Park campground

Family recounts rare wolf attack at Banff National Park campground

“Matt literally threw his body in front of me and the boys, and fought the wolf as it ripped apart our tent and his arms and hands. We were screaming for help as he was fighting it and trying to save us, for what felt like an eternity."
Wolf that attacked Banff camper was in 'poor condition'

Wolf that attacked Banff camper was in 'poor condition'

Rampart Creek Campground, where the attack happened, was reopened to the public on Monday (Aug. 12) after officials with Parks Canada confirmed through DNA testing they had destroyed the wolf involved.
New study highlights food issues in Banff

New study highlights food issues in Banff

"If we are looking at health in all facets – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually – food is key to all of those."
Buffaloberry season – more berries, more problems

Buffaloberry season – more berries, more problems

Knowing the 'bear' necessities for buffaloberry season
Wolf killed after camper attacked along Icefields Parkway

Wolf killed after camper attacked along Icefields Parkway

The camper was inside their tent when they were attacked and suffered hand and arm injuries before being transported to Banff Mineral Springs Hospital. 
Plains bison relocated after leaving Banff National Park

Plains bison relocated after leaving Banff National Park

The plains bison bull was located 15 kilometres northwest of Sundre on Aug. 4 and moved to Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site, making it the third member of the herd to leave the national park since it was released a year ago
Orphaned black bears lose collars, believed to be living in Banff National Park

Orphaned black bears lose collars, believed to be living in Banff National Park

"As far as we know, those two animals are out there on the landscape being bears."