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MARCH 20: WildSmart Speaker Series — Counting and Managing Grizzly Bears in Kananaskis Country

Location: Canmore Collegiate High School

FREE event: Donations to WildSmart are appreciated.

The next event in the WildSmart speaker series is called Counting and Managing Grizzly Bears in Kananaskis Country.

Join John Paczkowski, Park Ecologist with Alberta Environment and Parks, for a presentation on grizzly bears in the Kananaskis region and beyond. John will first present on the latest grizzly bear population census work for grizzly bear management area 5 which includes Kananaskis Country down to the Crowsnest Pass. There will then be a discussion about the aversive conditioning program in Kananaskis Country.

For almost 20 years, the program has aimed to reduce bear-human incidents by monitoring and conditioning grizzly bears in the region.