CPAWS Southern Alberta Blog

Calgary Captured Season 2

We are happy to announce Calgary Captured, a Calgary Parks initiative, is launching Season 2!

Calgary Captured is a citywide citizen science program that has installed over 60 wildlife remote cameras in 13 parks. This season includes 70,000 photos from September 2017 – February 2018.

Thanks to your participation, Season 1 was immensely successful with over 120,000 images classified in a short 51 days!

Preliminary results can be found Season 1 can be found here.

Species Identified in Season 1 include:

  • Beaver
  • Bobcat
  • Coyote
  • Northern flying squirrel
  • Moose
  • Mule deer
  • Porcupine
  • Raccoon
  • Skunk
  • Long-tailed weasel (listed as May be at risk in Alberta)
  • White-tailed deer

Watch for a few large previously unseen charismatic mega fauna to be caught on camera this upcoming season…

We welcome your continued participation by:

  1. Going to and search for Calgary Captured to begin identifying species
  2. Join the Conversation: be sure to click the #talk button on the last screen before you submit your observation to let us know if you found something really great!

Log on today and start experiencing your parks from the comfort of your own home. This is a chance for you to take a peek into Calgary’s local parks when people aren’t around and see what the critters get up to!