Tag Archive | "Waterton Lakes National Park"

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Waterton, Glacier parks recognized for ‘dark skies’

Posted on 25 August 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Waterton, Glacier parks recognized for ‘dark skies’

Waterton Lakes and Glacier national parks received full certification as  International Dark Sky Parks, after meeting the International Dark Sky…Continue Reading

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Plains bison herd returns to Waterton

Posted on 03 March 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Plains bison herd returns to Waterton

Parks Canada welcomed six plains bison from Elk Island National Park to the Waterton Lakes National Park bison paddock on Feb. 19. Blackfoot Confederacy elders from Kainai Nation, Piikani Nation and Siksika Nation welcomed the bison — known as Iinnii in Blackfoot —  back to the park, blessing the animals and the land in a…Continue Reading

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Parks Canada kills black bear at Waterton

Posted on 29 July 2020 by Editor | Comments Off on Parks Canada kills black bear at Waterton

A black bear that showed increasingly aggressive behaviour toward humans was euthanized last week in Waterton Lakes National Park. Parks Canada…Continue Reading

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Waterton hosts annual butterfly count

Posted on 17 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton hosts annual butterfly count

Waterton Lakes National Park will hold its annual butterfly count, one of the longest running butterfly counts in Alberta, on…Continue Reading

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Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Posted on 11 September 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Kenow fire uncovered Waterton archaeology sites

Last summer’s Kenow Wildfire destroyed more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park and the resulting loss of vegetation has revealed archaeological sites that were previously hidden in the underbrush. Working alongside Parks Canada archaeologist Bill Perry, Rachel Lindemann, Alanna Shockley, Kevin Black Plume and Tatyanna Ewald, a graduate student from the University of…Continue Reading

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Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Posted on 31 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Waterton Lakes National Park open for Labour Day weekend

Although a wildfire continues to burn in the nearby United States, Waterton Lakes National Park is open for the Labour Day long weekend. While the Boundary wildfire is still active, it remains outside the park. Most areas in Waterton Lakes that were affected by the Boundary wildfire have re-opened. Many recreational opportunities and a full…Continue Reading

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Volunteers wanted for post-fire fencing clean up in Waterton

Posted on 28 August 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Volunteers wanted for post-fire fencing clean up in Waterton

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is searching for volunteers to help clean up the remains of a wire fence in…Continue Reading

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Boundary wildfire update provided

Posted on 27 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Boundary wildfire update provided

Overnight rainfall suppressed the Boundary wildfire enough for officials to life an evacuation alert in effect since late last week…Continue Reading

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Boundary wildfire remains out of control

Posted on 26 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Boundary wildfire remains out of control

An evacuation alert remains in effect for all of Waterton Lakes National Park as the Boundary wildfire is still out…Continue Reading