Wildlife

Mating Season Can Mean More Car Versus Animal Crashes.

Mating Season Can Mean More Car Versus Animal Crashes.

Oct 30, 2023 | 10:26am
The fall season is in full swing, and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is urging drivers to look out for animals on the road. Executive Director of the SWF Darrell Crabbe says autumn is mating season for moose, elk, and deer, and they are far less concerned about highway traffic when they are preoccupied with finding […]

Time to be “Bear Aware”

May 24, 2023 | 10:31am

As we emerged from the cold frosty winter into the warmer days of spring, bears have been doing the same. Bears have emerged from their dens after a long winter’s nap, and they are looking for food. So its time again to talk about being “Bear Aware”. That includes making sure you don’t leave anything […]

U of R and Royal Sask. Museum studying urban wild life in Regina.

Oct 2, 2021 | 7:57am

The University of Regina and Royal Saskatchewan Museum will be teaming up for a new research project. The project will look at urban wildlife, and what species call the city of Regina home. Natural habitats like parks and rivers are common in many urban settings, Regina is no different. “Urban environments are the fastest-growing ecosystem […]

CP investigating after video shows train running over pronghorn antelope herd

Dec 3, 2020 | 10:56am

Canadian Pacific Railway says an investigation is underway following the release of a video showing one of the company’s trains running over dozens of pronghorn antelope in southwestern Saskatchewan. The video, which was obtained by Global News, shows a large herd of animals running on the tracks as the freight train’s horn blasts. Wildlife biologist […]

Sask harvest reaches 77 percent in latest crop report

Sep 24, 2020 | 10:14am

Saskatchewan farmers made good harvest progress this week despite weekend rainfall. Provincial crops extension specialist Sara Tetland says 77 percent of the crop has been combined, up from 62 percent last week and well ahead of the average of 59 percent. Harvest ranges from 96 percent complete in the southwest to 43 percent in the […]

Sask. Wildlife Federation asking drivers to watch for wildlife near roads

Oct 21, 2019 | 9:00am

More moose and deer are approaching roads this fall, which is prompting the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation and SGI to launch a wildlife safety campaign in the province. The campaign will display road signage, social media ads and public service announcements over the next couple months to show people the dangers hitting wildlife can pose. Saskatchewan […]