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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

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403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Unsecured garbage in national park raises bear fears in Banff

Unsecured garbage in national park raises bear fears in Banff

A spike in trash being left at popular day-use areas has Parks Canada urging visitors to ensure they're not inadvertently attracting wildlife.
Euthanized elk diagnosed with disease rarely documented in wild animals

Euthanized elk diagnosed with disease rarely documented in wild animals

Provincial Fish and Wildlife officers have been forced to euthanize a sick and debilitated adult female elk later diagnosed with a bacterial disease rarely found in elk.
Wildlife team working hard to keep white grizzly bear safe

Wildlife team working hard to keep white grizzly bear safe

A rare white grizzly bear has returned to hang out by the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff and Yoho national parks,
Bear expert says relocated bear's survival chances low

Bear expert says relocated bear's survival chances low

Former superintendent of Banff National Park calls relocation of two grizzly bears from K-Country "fear-based mismanagement".
Grizzly bear shipped out of Canmore

Grizzly bear shipped out of Canmore

A young grizzly bear that had been making the rounds in Canmore neighbourhoods eating dandelions and grass in June has been trapped and relocated to a remote area.
Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Police say the position of the sun may have played a role in deadly crash in Banff.
Dramatic cliffside elk calf rescue has 'picture perfect' ending

Dramatic cliffside elk calf rescue has 'picture perfect' ending

Baby elk almost swept over falls in Banff, rescued from a tiny ledge.
Rare white grizzly relocated away from deadly highway to safer area

Rare white grizzly relocated away from deadly highway to safer area

A rare white grizzly bear has been relocated away from the deadly Trans-Canada Highway in an attempt to save her life.
Parks Canada hosting sessions on caribou captive breeding proposal

Parks Canada hosting sessions on caribou captive breeding proposal

The goal of a captive breeding program by Parks Canada is to secure a small number of caribou from source herds with the closest genetic and behavioural match to the wild herds.
Parks Canada, RCMP beefing up enforcement following another grizzly bear death on TCH

Parks Canada, RCMP beefing up enforcement following another grizzly bear death on TCH

A male grizzly bear was killed on the Trans-Canada Highway in a reduced speed and no-stopping zone in Yoho National Park on June 11 – just four days after a five-year-old female grizzly was killed along the same deadly stretch of highway.