The following are a list of resource links for information on Cougars and Bears. Foothills County provides these links for information purposes only and recommends that you consult with Alberta Fish and Wildlife (403-652-8330) as these animals including Wolves fall under their management.
This information collection has been coordinated for you by: Jay Honeyman, Human Wildlife Conflict Biologist, Alberta Environment & Parks & Suzanne Oel, HCRCWA Pres.
Cougars and Conflict Information:
Cougar, wild-cat AEP (link)
Cougars & Outdoor Recreation AEP (link)
Preventing Conflict with Cougars document (PDF – 4.5 MB file)
Living Smart with Cougars Wildsmart - handling encounters (link)
Cougar Hunting in Alberta My Wild Alberta (link)
Cougar Hunting in Alberta document (PDF – 2.5 MB file)
Provincial Management of Cougars:
Wildlife Management Plan – Cougars document (PDF – 4.2 MB file)
Information about Bears:
Provincial Management of Grizzly Bears:
Alberta Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan Draft-Jun01-2016.pdf (document, PDF-4.5MB)