|Outdoor guide Jeff Samson, snowshoeing near Canmore, suggests there is
little consideration for wildlife in the draft land-use plan for
Photograph by: Gavin Young, Calgary Herald
Guide fears for wildlife in draft land-use plan
By Colette Derworiz, Calgary Herald January 4, 2014
Jeff Samson, a guide in the mountain parks, loves wildlife. A grizzly bear with cubs, a moose or a herd of elk are often the highlight of his hiking or snowshoe tours in the Bow Valley.
Samson worries, though, that they aren't considered in a draft land-use plan for southern Alberta.
"I care a lot about the wildlife," he said. "If there's one thing this plan lacks, it's about wildlife."
Samson, who relies on tourism for his livelihood, is not alone in his concerns.
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