Banff Park Wolf Project The Central Rockies Wolf Project Studied Wolves. It has now disbanded. Wolves are the natural top carnivore of this ecosystem. They are now sadly low in number which in turn affects all other animals below on the food chain. Prior to the spread of humans throughout the world, the wolf was the single most widely distributed land mammal. Now, on this continent, only the northern tier of Canada and parts of the USA, including Alaska, are home to healthy populations of wolves.
The Museum has many stuffed animals from a time when it was park policy to kill these animals to protect people.
Camping and hiking are also popular things for recreation
Hiking can be in planned areas or in the back country
Many issues and claims to fame are associated with Banff. This Park is on the Bucket List for many people in the world. Like all National parks it is set aside for the benefit, education and enjoyment of all Canadians. One benefit is that it preserves some unique natural habitat and creatures. This is often at conflict with education and enjoyment.
Many animals and preservationists are probably ….
Some interesting animal and people moments can happen in this park