Today, the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) delivered a letter to Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. The letter supports our work to #SaveBCWolves and calls on the government to immediately halt the wolf cull program which commenced in the South Selkirk and South Peace regions in 2015. It also urges the government to cease efforts to extend the program for another five years.
Press Release: Pacific Wild Delivers 500,000 Signatures Opposing Provincial Wolf Cull Program to the B.C. Legislature
Pacific Wild, a B.C. based conservation non-profit, will be hosting a public event on the lawn of the B.C. Legislature today from 12-2 pm.
With the extension of our legal case, we need your help more than ever to reach our fundraising goal.
As Canada elects a new government, we want to ensure our supporters have the tools to communicate with newly elected MPs in their home communities. Here are some questions relating to our main conservation campaigns for you to ask and converse with your federal representatives.
The development of alternative career opportunities are needed for trawl fishers — whose livelihoods are at stake.
Monitoring bottom trawl catch and bycatch of both commercial and non-commercial species is essential for detecting shifts in marine community structures.
The heat dome in June, followed by the August heat wave, may have caused serious repercussions for our already struggling Pacific salmon populations. Salmon are already at risk due to a combination of factors, including increasing wildfires, habitat loss, logging and other climate disasters. The recent heat is only exacerbating their vulnerability.
As Canada continues to work towards protecting 30 percent of oceans by 2030 via marine protected areas (MPAs), increased protection measures must be met with increased fisheries management in these zones.
Today, the Board of Directors of Pacific Wild Alliance announce the resignation of Ian McAllister as Executive Director, effective August
Today is #InternationalWolfDay and we wanted to take the opportunity to shine a light on the charismatic and unique coastal wolves of British Columbia.
Large bottom trawl nets are currently being dragged along Canada’s seafloor, wiping out vulnerable fish stocks, coral reefs and other invaluable ecosystems. Non-target and endangered species are falling victim to these nets and are tossed overboard as bycatch. Furthermore, bottom trawling is responsible for releasing more than one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year by disrupting carbon stored in the seafloor.
After two full days in court, our case has made headway. The judge is engaged, and he is giving enough time to hear the case which is rare in animal law cases. While court time was originally set for only two days, the judge has deemed that at least three more days in court are required.
Are you passionate about conservation, and wildlife? Apply for our Community Development Assistant and Jr. Designer position!
Pacific Wild Alliance, a BC-based conservation organization, filed court documents in 2020, asking the BC Supreme Court to review the lawfulness of the province’s wolf cull program. The court is set to hear the matter beginning today, on July 7th, 2021.
This World Oceans Week, we’re supporting the Nechako First Nations and their plans for Nechako River Watershed restoration efforts. This case exemplifies the importance of watershed health and its relationship to marine health.