Restricted activity order: Remote motion-activated trail cameras: research permit required.
Issued: May 08, 2017
What: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following activity is restricted or prohibited by order of the Superintendent: Install remote motion-activated trail cameras.
Where: Banff, Yoho, and Kootenay National Parks
Why: To prevent disturbance to wildlife at sensitive locations and protect the privacy of visitors. A research permit issued by Parks Canada is required to deploy remote motion-activated cameras within Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks.
Penalty: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25,000.
Superintendent, Lake Louise Yoho Kootenay Field Unit