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To Fish or to Kill Wolves? That is the Question.

BlogDec 17, 2012Ian McAllister

A few people have contacted me today asking what the difference is between a fishing derby and a wolf-kill contest. Why is it ok to offer prize money to kill the biggest fish but not a wolf? Personally, I am not a fan of killing any animal for prize ... Read More

British Columbia’s War on Wolves Continues with Newly Released Draft Management Plan

BlogNov 15, 2012Ian McAllister

Yesterday, the B.C. government unveiled its Draft Wolf Management Plan. Beginning with a misspelled scientific name Canis lupis (Lupis is an incurable human disease) rather than lupus in the title, this wolf plan goes on to outline a barbaric and ... Read More

King Island Hydrophone Installation

BlogSep 20, 2012Max Bakken

Two Fridays ago we set up the fourth hydrophone in the Central Coast Hydrophone Network. This new station will allow us to begin monitoring the acoustics of Fitz Hugh Sound, an area known for its abundance of humpback and killer whales. Hydrophone ... Read More

Watching Wolves on Remote Cameras

BlogSep 12, 2012Guest Blogger

By Emma Hume After a few days working in the float lab where the Pacific Wild team sets up and monitors its cameras and hydrophones, Max and Diana were ready to install a pair of remote cameras. On a river a short boat ride away from Pacific Wild ... Read More

Voices for an Oil-Free Coast

BlogSep 11, 2012Colette Heneghan

Here at Pacific Wild, we are inspired by the number of people that are taking it upon themselves to make their voices heard. We see an array of art projects, videos, photographs, films and events--each of which are unique and impactful in their own ... Read More

Simonds Hydrophone Installation

BlogAug 31, 2012Rob MacKenzie

by Rob MacKenzie Last week, our plans and hard work came together as we installed a hydrophone at a new site. We are now receiving and recording at the Simonds group, just inside Goose Island. We are excited about this site, as it is our furthest ... Read More

SEAS Internship - Week 7

BlogAug 19, 2012Guest Blogger

Louis What can I say about the last week out at Kvai? Well first of all, we were supposed to go up the river to check out the bear snares… but the river was too shallow and we couldn’t make it, which was heartbreaking kinda. We did see a juvenile ... Read More

SEAS Internship - Week 6

BlogAug 12, 2012Guest Blogger

Jenna We tagged 15 fish in Namu this week. The water was both cold and warm depending on where we were. We went up to the river and I fell in when I was trying to get in slowly. It was very very cold at the bottom. I snorkeled for a couple minutes ... Read More

SEAS Internship – Week 5

BlogAug 4, 2012Guest Blogger

From the intern crew During this week we went to Namu twice to do seining. We caught 82 fish in total during the two days. We caught fish in every set this week, something that has never happened before. Blake tagged her first fish and so did Gene. ... Read More

SEAS Internship - Week 4

BlogJul 29, 2012Guest Blogger

Check out this video that Gene created during the fourth week of the internship program: http://youtu.be/pkJwTBmQZR0Read More

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