WARNING: All areas in and around the town of Banff (wolf in area)

Issued: July 07, 2020

Ends: July 09, 2020

WHAT:  Special caution is recommended when travelling in this area due to a bold wolf in the area.

WHERE: Town of Banff, Tunnel Mountain, Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course, Minnewanka Loop, Cascade Ponds, Johnson Lake Reservoir

WHY: A wolf has been displaying bold behaviour, approaching vehicles and seeking human food rewards.

· Never approach, entice or feed wildlife.

· Ensure all food, garbage, and pet food are stored inside a building or vehicle.

· Supervise children and keep pets on a leash at all times.

· If you are approached by a wolf, act aggressively to discourage it from approaching.

· Carry bear spray and know how to use it.

Report all wolf sightings immediately to Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470

 

IEM : 2020-HWC-0000-BANFU-1153