Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to get rid of unwanted vegetation

A Canadian Forces base in Alberta is recruiting a new battalion of lean, mean, eating machines for a mission that will require limited action this summer. The Department of National Defence has put out a tender for goats and sheep…

Alberta’s Lakeland College gets $4M gift from ranchers to buy land, establish bison herd

Lakeland College announced Tuesday that it has received a $4-million donation to establish and buy land for a bison herd at the east-central Alberta school. The donation was made by Armin and Rita Mueller, owners of Canadian Rangeland Bison and…

Edmonton’s ‘Christmas miracle’ dog cleared for adoption weeks after being found ‘near death’

Less than two months after being found emaciated in central Edmonton, a dog who a veterinary technologist said was one the most severe cases in her career, has been cleared for adoption after being nursed back to health by the…

SCARS animal rescue hosts first major pet adoption drive of 2020 in Edmonton

More than 100 animals were looking for their forever homes on Sunday, where 31 pets ended up being adopted. Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) hosted its first big adoption drive of the year at Movement Lab in Edmonton. “We…

Supreme Court won’t hear wildlife protection charity’s appeal in case of Lucy the elephant

A wildlife protection charity that wants to move an elephant out of the Edmonton Valley Zoo will not get a chance to argue its case in front of Canada’s highest court. According to an entry on its website on Thursday,…

Advocates push for more wildlife corridors in Banff National Park

Dave Cipollone knows the dangers wild animals can pose to drivers on the Trans-Canada or other highways in and near Banff National Park. The 42-year-old paramedic and firefighter from Canmore, Alta., has responded to numerous collisions between vehicles and deer,…