Prohibited access to bald eagle nesting area at Medicine Lake

Issued: April 13, 2021

Effective date

April 13, 2021 until further notice

Activities prohibited

Pursuant to subsection 36(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following area is closed to all traffic and travel by order of the Superintendent:

Where

The area bound by a 200 m radius from the Medicine Lake eagle nest and the west gravel edge of the Maligne Lake Road. The closure includes all land and water within this area. The nest is located at the north east corner of the lake. The GPS coordinate of the nest is (universal transverse Mercator, NAD 83) 11 U 446237mE by 5858306mN. The attached map provides a graphic description of the closed area.

Why

To protect nesting bald eagles from human disturbance.

Penalty

Violators may be charged under the National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000

Prohibited access to bald eagle nesting area at Medicine Lake