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Speaker Series – March 2021
March 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Kananaskis Country Ecology Program
Title: Counting and Managing Grizzly Bears in Kananaskis Country
Presenter: John Paczkowski
John is an ecologist with Alberta Environment and Parks who has concentrated his career on wildlife research and conservation, mainly with large carnivores.
Summary: Join John Paczkowski, Park Ecologist with Alberta Environment and Parks, for a presentation on grizzly bears in the Kananaskis Region and beyond. John will first present on the latest grizzly bear population census work for grizzly bear management area 5 which includes Kananaskis Country down to the Crowsnest Pass. There will then be a discussion about the aversive conditioning program in Kananaskis Country. For 20 years, the program has aimed to reduce bear-human incidents by monitoring and conditioning grizzly bears in the region.
Time: Mar 17, 2021 07:15 PM MST
Due to COVID-19, meetings will be held via Zoom. Links and meeting codes will be emailed to members closer to the event date.