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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis

Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Euthanized elk diagnosed with disease rarely documented in wild animals

Euthanized elk diagnosed with disease rarely documented in wild animals

Provincial Fish and Wildlife officers have been forced to euthanize a sick and debilitated adult female elk later diagnosed with a bacterial disease rarely found in elk.
Wildlife team working hard to keep white grizzly bear safe

Wildlife team working hard to keep white grizzly bear safe

A rare white grizzly bear has returned to hang out by the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff and Yoho national parks,
Bear expert says relocated bear's survival chances low

Bear expert says relocated bear's survival chances low

Former superintendent of Banff National Park calls relocation of two grizzly bears from K-Country "fear-based mismanagement".
Renewed calls for final phase of highway twinning through Yoho National Park

Renewed calls for final phase of highway twinning through Yoho National Park

Two head-on collisions resulting in the death of two people in the past three weeks have renewed calls for a 40-kilometre stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway through Yoho National Park to be twinned.
Grizzly bear shipped out of Canmore

Grizzly bear shipped out of Canmore

A young grizzly bear that had been making the rounds in Canmore neighbourhoods eating dandelions and grass in June has been trapped and relocated to a remote area.
Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Motorcyclist dead in head-on crash in Banff

Police say the position of the sun may have played a role in deadly crash in Banff.
Dramatic cliffside elk calf rescue has 'picture perfect' ending

Dramatic cliffside elk calf rescue has 'picture perfect' ending

Baby elk almost swept over falls in Banff, rescued from a tiny ledge.
Five Kananaskis backcountry campgrounds closed due to lingering snow

Five Kananaskis backcountry campgrounds closed due to lingering snow

“In the past, we have delayed the opening of select sub-alpine backcountry campgrounds; however, we cannot recall a season quite like this one."
Banff expecting pre-pandemic visitation, traffic chaos for Canada Day

Banff expecting pre-pandemic visitation, traffic chaos for Canada Day

Banff town officials are expecting 30,000 to 33,000 vehicles per day over the Canada Day long weekend, well over the congestion threshold for the four square-kilometre town
Rare white grizzly relocated away from deadly highway to safer area

Rare white grizzly relocated away from deadly highway to safer area

A rare white grizzly bear has been relocated away from the deadly Trans-Canada Highway in an attempt to save her life.