ACTION ALERT: Last day to support a new protected park in BC

Our friends at Wilderness Committee are asking for help – and we’re happy to oblige.

Until October 31, 2015, the BC government is accepting feedback on the framework for the “South Okanagan” region – and this could be a significantly protected chunk of land.

This area, full of rolling grasslands, sagebrush and sweetly scented ponderosa pine, is one of the most endangered ecosystems in all of Canada,” Wilderness Committee wrote in a blog. “Badgers, bobolinks, big horn sheep, rattlesnakes and sage thrashers all call this arid landscape home, and one-third of BC’s species at risk can be found here.”

It is well-known that the easiest way to protect animals of all species – including those at risk, and those fur-bearers listed in our mandate – is to protect their habitat. This is an opportunity to show the government of BC you believe in that concept and want the South Okanagan and all of its inhabitants to be protected.

To take action, please click here and visit the Wilderness Committee site. They have tips on how to write your letter, as well as a form set up to make it as easy as possible.


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