Human wildlife conflict

By taking simple precautions, Albertans can reduce the risk of human-wildlife conflict in urban settings.

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By taking simple precautions, Albertans can reduce the risk of human-wildlife conflict in urban settings.

While naturally shy around humans, bats are an important and beneficial component of Alberta's ecosystem.

Beavers can be beneficial to an area, but there are ways to manage their presence on your property if they become a nuisance.

In densely populated areas, precautions should be taken to avoid conflict with bobcats.

As more people live and spend time in traditional cougar habitat, the past decade has seen increased sightings of cougars in Alberta.

There are a number of ways to minimize conflict with coyotes, even in urban centres where their population has grown.

Crows and magpies are important to Alberta's ecosystem, but they may be a nuisance on your property.

Because of suburban development and enhancement of urban green areas, there is an increased risk of human-deer conflict in Alberta.

Your municipality and/or municipal district is authorized to help with fox concerns.

Canada geese thrive in urban environments, and there are simple ways to minimize human conflict with them.

Because of suburban development and enhancement of urban green areas, there is an increased risk of human-moose conflict in Alberta.

In almost all situations, the best way for a person to handle an injured or orphaned wild animal is to leave it alone.

There are simple ways to minimize human conflict with porcupines, which can be a nuisance in urban settings.

Reducing access to food sources and shelter can minimize human conflict with rabbits and hares in Alberta.

There are a variety of methods available to both rural and urban Albertans to minimize conflict with raccoons.

There are ways to minimize human-raptor conflict in urban areas, where the species has rebounded from near-extinction.

Albertan homeowners can take steps, including hiring a pest-control company, to minimize property damage from red squirrels.

Pest-control companies and your municipality can help you deal with skunk concerns on your property.

There are simple ways to minimize human conflict with the 6 snake species that live in Alberta.

Pest-control companies and your municipality can help you deal with woodchuck concerns on your property.