Carnivores and Communities

Carnivores and Communities: A Case Study of Human-Carnivore Conflict Mitigation in Southwestern Alberta In 2018, the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association used an online survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the CACP directly from the program participants’ perspectives and experiences. The survey was organized into the following sections: demographics, general awareness and motivation to participate, safety […]

Join us in Fort Macleod on Tuesday November 19, 2019 to learn about on-farm livestock mortality composting.  Speakers  Tim Reuter and Cody Metheral (Alberta Agriculture and Forestry) and Jeff Bectell (Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association) will cover topics including regulations, facility design, composting process, and managing carnivore attractants. See poster below for more information. Call 403-653-4977 […]

On June 5th, 2018 the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Carnivores and Communities Program (CACP) was recognized with a 2018 Emerald Award for outstanding achievement in the community or non-profit sector (grassroots). The Emerald Awards recognize and celebrate environmental excellence achieved by individuals, not-for-profit associations, large and small corporations, community groups and governments from across Alberta. Since […]

The Waterton Biosphere Reserve is excited to announce that the Carnivores and Communities Program (CACP) has been nominated for the 2018 Emerald Awards. For the past 27 years, the Emerald Awards have recognized and celebrated the outstanding environmental achievements of large and small businesses, individuals, not-for-profit associations, community groups, youth, and governments. In 2009, the […]

Attend one of three Carnivores and Communities Program meetings to hear updates about bear and wolf activity in southwestern Alberta.  Learn about recent projects completed and support available to help landowners reduce the risk of conflict with carnivores on their land including deadstock removal, bear proofing grain bins, electric fencing, and bear proof garbage bins. Featured […]