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Wolf hunting in Peace Region could have no limits, province proposes

Wolf headProvince also wants to triple the number of grizzly bears that can be shot in a remote area of the Peace

By Radio West, CBC News, Dec 10, 2015

B.C.’s Ministry of Forestry, Lands and Natural Resource Operations wants to remove limits how many wolves hunters can kill in the Peace Region and when.

The changes were proposed on Nov. 30 on a ministry website that accepts public feedback on changes to regulations.

The proposed changes would also remove the time limits on the hunting season. Read the rest of this entry

B.C. First Nations to ‘do whatever it takes’ to stop grizzly bear trophy hunters

Coastal Guardian Watchmen confront armed trophy hunters to save grizzlies

Coastal Guardian Watchmen on the lookout for trophy hunters on the Great Bear Rainforest coast in 2010. Photo by Doug Neasloss with Kitasoo/Xai'xais Nation.

Coastal Guardian Watchmen on the lookout for trophy hunters on the Great Bear Rainforest coast in 2010. Photo by Doug Neasloss with Kitasoo/Xai’xais Nation.

“Sometimes it gets nasty,” said Jason Moody, a patroller from Nuxalk Nation in Bella Coola.

Proposed B.C. pipeline route crosses grizzly bear sanctuary

 By Bruce Constantineau, Vancouver Sun, September 7, 2013????????????

The company proposing to build a liquefied natural gas pipeline through a grizzly bear sanctuary near Prince Rupert has already been warned twice about “non-permitted access” to the environmentally sensitive area, and BC Parks is investigating a third possible transgression. Read the rest of this entry