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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

“A bear came running off the side of the road and charged towards him, stopping at about 10 metres." ~Kananaskis ecologist with Alberta Parks of an incident between a grizzly and a cyclist.
Alberta Parks reminds campers selling reservations is illegal

Alberta Parks reminds campers selling reservations is illegal

Alberta Parks is cracking down on people trying to resell their camping reservations.
Changes to Lake Louise shuttle system coming this summer

Changes to Lake Louise shuttle system coming this summer

Parks Canada is expecting more visitors to Banff National Park this summer, makes changes to encourage shuttle use, minimize vehicle use.
Record $20,000 fine dished out for illegal fossil theft

Record $20,000 fine dished out for illegal fossil theft

A Quebec resident was handed a record $20,000 fine for illegally taking fossils from the mountain national parks, including the world-renowned Burgess Shale site.
New study shows development, human activity threatening wildlife

New study shows development, human activity threatening wildlife

A new peer-reviewed study looks at how large carnivores like grizzly bears and wolves are responding to increasing human use and development in the Bow Valley.
Family, RCMP asks for help in investigation into woman's death in hit-and-run

Family, RCMP asks for help in investigation into woman's death in hit-and-run

The heartbroken family of the young woman tragically killed in a hit-and-run on the Trans-Canada Highway is pleading with anyone with any information to come forward to help the RCMP in their investigation.
Grizzly bears spotted in valley bottom around Canmore

Grizzly bears spotted in valley bottom around Canmore

Find out what you need to know when visiting Canmore now that the bears are out of their dens.
Alberta Parks testing new generator rules at three local campgrounds

Alberta Parks testing new generator rules at three local campgrounds

Eight provincial parks and provincial recreation across Alberta will be limiting the hours of generator use this camping season.
Appeal to save one of Banff's heritage ‘crown jewels’ lost

Appeal to save one of Banff's heritage ‘crown jewels’ lost

A heritage home in Banff cannot be saved.
UPDATED: 28-year-old Cochrane woman killed after cornice collapse in Yoho National Park

UPDATED: 28-year-old Cochrane woman killed after cornice collapse in Yoho National Park

“The first person in line got pulled down when the cornice collapsed, and she ended up falling about 300 metres,” said Brian Webster, visitor safety manager for Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks.