Bears in British Columbia need stronger protections against industrial development and resource extraction.
Tag: British Columbia
Traps set for wildlife pose a danger to the public. This post looks at the circumstances behind companion animals becoming caught in traps.
Trophy hunting of grizzlies was ended in 2017 and survey shows residents want it to stay that way
The Ministry of Forests has rejected calls to end the commercial trapping of beavers after a devastating wildlife season.
The Fur-Bearers attended the 2023 Union of BC Municipalities convention. Read our post-convention report and why this event matters for wildlife.
Ecological benefits of beavers are well-documented in research, but are undermined by the commercial trapping licensing regime of the government of BC.
The province needs to implement urgent measures to stop the commercial and recreational trapping of beavers and recognize their ecological benefits.
New information shows that the province of British Columbia killed 217 wolves in 2023 in its annual wolf killing program.
Recent media reports suggest an increase in coyote activity in the Kitsilano area. Today, the Park Board has an opportunity to be proactive and prevent negative encounters by mitigating problematic human behaviour and ensuring ecologically sound management practices are in place.
Regulation changes under British Columbia’s Fur Farm Regulation take effect on April 1, 2023.
Wildlife protection organization calls for immediate moratorium and audit of 2021-2022 wolf cull activities
New documents obtained by The Fur-Bearers reveal that government contractors are killing wolf pups in British Columbia’s wolf cull.
The Government of British Columbia hires contractors to shoot wolves from helicopters. Should the public trust the government when it says this is humane?
Polling by BC SPCA shows vast support, one year after closures announced due to public health concerns.
An amendment to the Wildlife Act has been proposed that would protect bear dens across British Columbia.
Province announces permanent restrictions for the sale and use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs)
The Fur-Bearers has obtained new documents that reveal how wolves are being killed by government contractors in BC’s remote wilderness.
The Fur-Bearers has obtained documents that detail the process of capturing wolves in British Columbia’s wolf cull.
From COVID-19 oubreaks to impacts on the environment, this post compiles research published in 2022 about fur farming in Canada.