No fowl play suspected: Calgary’s Ramsay turkey avoids getting stuffed for Thanksgiving

A wild turkey that has captured the hearts of people in an inner-city Calgary neighbourhood this year has a reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving weekend. A photo has popped up on social media showing the bird alive and well.…

Northeast Edmonton roadway expansion includes underpass for wildlife

A new connector roadway was officially unveiled in northeast Edmonton on Wednesday morning, and it includes an underpass for wildlife. Officials were on hand at the Aurum Energy Park for the completion of the Aurum Road extension, which connects 9…

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…