Carnivores and Communities

18May 2016

The Kainai Ecosystem Protection Agency will be hosting their annual KEPA Summit on June 1st to 3rd, 2016.  This event is based out of Standoff, Alberta and hosts a variety of speakers, exhibits and field tours.   The theme for the 2016 Summit is “Climate Change Resilience & Adaption”. The goal of the KEPA Summit is to initiate […]

28Feb 2016

The WBR is excited to share with you the newly released Large Carnivore Attractant  Management Project Report for Southwestern Alberta 2013 – 2014 This document highlights the hard work being done by producers in southwestern Alberta to reduce the risk of conflict with large carnivores from 2013 to the spring of 2015. Restricting access to attractants […]

17Feb 2016

The Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association would like to invite you to attend an upcoming Carnivores and Communities  meeting regarding bear and wolf activity in southwestern Alberta, which will include updates on support available to help landowners reduce the risk of conflict with carnivores on their land. The Carnivores and Communities program was developed in 2009, building […]

05Feb 2016

In April, 2015 the Waterton Biosphere Reserve released a short film titled Sharing the Range, telling the story of the challenges of living with large carnivores.  It also provides viewers a glimpse into the lives of farmers and ranchers in the area who are rising to meet these challenges. To date the film has been well […]

23Dec 2015

“You’ve got livestock – you’ve got deadstock”.   That may sound callous to some but unfortunately farms and ranches all have some degree of death loss, often caused by weather, disease and the birthing process.  Traditionally, many farms and ranches disposed of these carcasses in a “boneyard”.   This would be a selected area on their land […]

15Oct 2015

Waterton Biosphere Reserve recognized for their efforts in southwestern Alberta. On October 2nd, 2015 the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association proudly accepted the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) Ted Smith Award on behalf of the people of the Waterton Biosphere Reserve. The annual award is granted to an individual or group that collaboratively and effectively […]