/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific to share results from multiyear joint research initiative on grizzly bears/

BANFF, AB, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Representatives from Parks Canada, Canadian Pacific (CP) and the University of Alberta will share information and results with media to mark the completion of the joint Parks Canada-CP Grizzly Bear Research Initiative to help reduce railway related risk to grizzly bears.

By working collaboratively since the launch of this initiative in 2010, Parks Canada, CP, and research teams from the Universities of Alberta and Calgary learned about the complex factors that influence grizzly bear behaviour along the rail line in Banff and Yoho national parks.

Members of the media are invited to participate in a technical briefing on January 25, in Banff, AB.

Media who are unable to attend in person will be able to participate via teleconference. Please contact Natalie Fay at natalie.fay@pc.gc.ca, to register.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:


January 25, 2017


10:15 a.m. MT


Room 301, Kinnear Centre, Banff Centre

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, AB


SOURCE Parks Canada

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For further information: and RSVP: Natalie Fay, Chief of Media Relations, Parks Canada, natalie.fay@pc.gc.ca


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