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Living with Wildlife

Lethbridge's river valley is home to a wide variety of species of birds, animals, and plants. We are fortunate to share natural areas and city parks with many kinds of wildlife. Learn how to live with wildlife on your property and get tips for interacting with wildlife in the City of Lethbridge.

Tip Sheets

coyote in the spring

Urban coyotes play a natural and beneficial role in the city's ecosystems - helping to manage rodents and small mammals.

rattlesnake

Lethbridge is home to four species of snakes, including the Prairie Rattlesnake. Learn how to stay safe around rattlesnakes.

Rocky Mountain Wood Tick photo by Jason Headley from iNaturalist

The most common species of tick found in Lethbridge is the Rocky Mountain Wood Tick, normally active in the spring.

Moose Calf   eating leaves

Feeding wildlife has many negative consequences and significantly disrupts their natural behaviour. Keep wildlife wild!

beaver along shoreline edge

Lethbridge's river valley is home to a wide variety of species of birds, animals, and plants. We are fortunate to share natural areas and city

coyote up close in winter

Is there an issue with wild animals, nuisance insects or bees on city property?

Support Pollinators

As a Bee City we need your help to support pollinators in the City of Lethbridge!

Learn about the diversity of species involved in pollination. Discover what pollinators need to survive and how you can do your part to conserve and protect local native biodiversity.

Remember, by supporting pollinators you help to support the entire ecosystem!!

Monarch butterfly on Milkweed in Nature Reserve
Oki
The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land. The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.