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Grizzly Bears: Is Alberta Good Enough For Them?

Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition

Dr. Brian Horejsi will be presenting a slide show on the status of Grizzly Bears in Southwest Alberta, based on his recent research into bear population trends and the availability of secure habitat.

Lethbridge:
Wednesday, April 20th, 6.30pm
Lethbridge Public Library

Calgary:
Thursday, April 28th, 6.30 pm
Calgary Downtown Public Library

Dr. Horejsi is an independent consultant in conservation biology based in Calgary, with a degree in wildlife management from Montana State University and a Ph.D from the University of Calgary. Dr. Horejsi has worked for governments, industry and public-interest conservation organisations and has published over 40 scientific papers, reports and expert testimony documents, with field work that has covered grizzly bears, black bears, cougars, Bighorn and Dall sheep, moose, deer, elk, caribou and trumpeter swans. In 1999/2000 he published his findings on the Purcell Mountains Grizzly Bear population and the locally endangered Granby-Gladstone Grizzly Bear population. His most recent work, commissioned by the Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition, "Grizzly Bears in southwest Alberta - A Vision and Plan for population and habitat recovery" was released in 2004.

There is no charge for this event.

Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition
Box 2621
Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0
(403) 627-5059
www.ccwc.ab.ca

Posted March 29, 2005 by russ

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