Massive grizzly bear killed on Transcanada Highway

September 5 2019 6:54pm A large male grizzly was hit by a truck last week. It’s the third grizzly bear killed on the same stretch of road in as many years. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Climate change, human activities take toll on spiny softshell turtles: UTRCA researchers

The extreme weather this year has stirred up some turtle trouble and kept researchers working with endangered spiny softshell turtles in the Thames watershed on high alert. A local species at risk biologist says April and May’s abnormally cool weather…

Photographer spots lynx napping outside Alberta legislature

An Edmonton photographer was caught off guard Monday when he spotted a lynx resting under a tree outside the Alberta legislature. Tim Osborne was walking the grounds during lunch when he spotted the big cat. READ MORE: Rare sighting of…

Big increase in patients spurs Calgary-area wildlife rescue centre to appeal for donations

A wildlife centre in the Calgary area is appealing for support from the public to meet a big increase in demand. The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation treats injured animals and birds at its facility, a 45-minute drive northwest of…

Salthaven West issues plea for help as they rehab six great horned owls

Regina’s Salthaven West is putting out a plea for help, as they’re in dire need of donations right now. The non-profit wildlife rehabilitation centre is caring for several great horned owls among the other animals they rehab year-round as well.…

Bull bison relocated to Rocky Mountain House after wandering out of Banff National Park

Parks Canada says a third bull bison has wandered out of Banff National Park. A herd of wild plains bison has been free to roam a 1,200 square-kilometre area in the backcountry for the past year as part of a…

2 starved, dehydrated eaglets rescued after falling out of nests in Cape Breton

Two eaglets have been rescued and taken to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (CWRC) after they were found starved and dehydrated. A spokesperson said one of the eaglets was found in Coxheath, the other in Stillwater, N.S., and that both…