Free Bear Aware Webinar

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To many people, summer is the best season to get out and enjoy the nature! When hiking or camping, do not forget to stay safe around wild animals, especially bears.

The Town of Banff and Parks Canada will co-host a free webinar called Bear Aware on July 15 at 7 pm. Attend this 90-minute webinar to learn how to stay safe in bear country:

  • identify bears
  • understand bears’ behaviors
  • how to prevent bear encounters

The speakers will be two Parks Canada wildlife specialists. You will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Anyone interested can attend for free but you are required to register first: https://banff.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TRFSl9xHQUmW31R3HxqYZA?fbclid=IwAR3AKXRbWlikl5EgtNf2ejPgA1flmlK9Ux4owIdiRrxEAGQbwvOJkaHZcGc

How to go to Banff from Calgary?

You can either drive or take public transit: https://settlementcalgary.com/2020/06/24/banff-canmore-bus-service-to-resume-june-26/

Word of the Day:

Country: You may already know this word as “a nation with its own government”. For example, Canada is a country. But here, “country” is something different. In “bear country”, “country” refers to “a vast area or region that has no exact limits”.