COUNCIL MATTERS: Rossland City Council Meetings, November 6, 2023

Meeting in the new City Hall;  a long discussion on Short Term Rentals at the CoW;  how to keep bears from being killed; a very busy March coming up for Red Mountain Racers; that compromise on the building bylaw; and more . . . COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, 4:00 pm Council grappled with the competing […]

Bear behaviour and climate change: we need to learn more

By Douglas Clark, University of Saskatchewan (first published in The Conversation) In 1967, two simultaneous grizzly bear attacks in Montana’s Glacier National Park launched an era of research into human-bear conflicts. Studies showed the importance of stopping two specific bear behaviours: food conditioning and habituation to people. Those pioneering findings translated readily into advice and […]

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