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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

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Recent Work by Cathy

Banff's elk population declining

Banff's elk population declining

“We have to remember that wildlife populations are always fluctuating and dynamic due to several different reasons.”
Special avalanche warning issued for Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks

Special avalanche warning issued for Banff, Yoho, Kootenay national parks

Avalanche experts say there have been several close calls reported recently, with many large avalanches running the full extent of their paths.
Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

Banff to explore options for paid parking expansion

“We’ve seen visitors are more than willing to pay to park in our town."
Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

“Slower is safer, and in a community with four square kilometres, I don’t understand the need for speed,” said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno
Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

Drink spiking bigger problem in 2021 than previous years: RCMP

“We had a couple more allegations recently, it’s continuing, but we have not been able to prove any conclusively," said Staff Sergeant Mike Buxton-Carr
Grounds squirrels relocated from Banff cemeteries

Grounds squirrels relocated from Banff cemeteries

“The reason why we were concerned with the Old Banff Cemetery is strictly because it’s a national historic site and they were damaging the national historic site."
Cougars, wolves given secure space to hunt

Cougars, wolves given secure space to hunt

“To be frank, it’s critical for people to believe in this, and if we really care about our mandate, we’ll leave some space for wildlife to do what they need to do.”
Y2Y vision contributes to 80 per cent increase in protected areas

Y2Y vision contributes to 80 per cent increase in protected areas

“I think we really need some good news… when you have a big vision and you are operating at the scale that wildlife needs, it does make a difference,” said Jodi Hilty, co-author of the paper and Y2Y’s chief scientist and president.
Canmore's Gerry Hurley wins top conservation award

Canmore's Gerry Hurley wins top conservation award

“I like to do my part to try and protect the wildlife, particularly the grizzly bears. It’s been an amazing experience,” said Canmore's Gerry Hurley.
Bow Valley wolf pack roaming far and wide

Bow Valley wolf pack roaming far and wide

“This pack has been quite secretive all summer and into fall compared to their usual habits and they’ve been rather wary, which is a really good thing,” said Blair Fyten, a human-wildlife coexistence specialist with Banff National Park.