|A young female grizzly feeds near the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course in Banff National Park on June 11, 2014.|
Photo, Leah Hennel / Calgary Herald
Conservationist calls on province to manage eastern slopes for water
by Colette Derworiz, Calgary Herald, Feb 25, 2015
Alberta needs to stop managing the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies for timber and start managing the landscape for water, says a well-known local conservationist, biologist and author, noting it would also improve the habitat for grizzly bears.
Kevin Van Tighem, who retired as superintendent of Banff National Park in 2011, will speak Friday night at Wild Soiree: Bears & Water, hosted by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society in Calgary.
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