Tag: black bear
Alberta municipality offering to cover fruit tree removal costs, reminding residents of bird feeder bylaws.
New policy will also allow for use of dogs to hunt cougars and wild birds. Tell the Alberta government you don’t support these measures today!
Read our letter to the Auditor General calling for an audit of the BCCOS.
The Fur-Bearers has published data showing areas where black bears are being killed by conservation officers in British Columbia.
The Fur-Bearers has collaborated with UBC students on a research project that looked at the public’s perceptions of black bears in their communities.
The Fur-Bearers are disappointed that this situation became adversarial and that the initial call between the Anmore residents and the COS was not one of solutions in the best interests of the cub.
There is a problem in Coquitlam, and it isn’t the bears.
Coverage of bears have painted them as attackers – but what happens if we consider the bear’s perspective?
Bears are being killed because people leave out attractants, and government policy is to kill those who become “habituated.” We all have a role to play in ending this.
ACTION ALERT: Ontario government puts recreationalists and wildlife at risk with proposed reduction in bait setbacks
Baits could be placed as close as 30m from vehicle right of ways and recreational trails, putting people and wildlife at risk.