Radio Canada: The River Walkers
There are only a handful of Pacific salmon charter patrolmen in British Columbia, much like these fish, which have been in steep decline for decades.
Media Follow Up: B.C. Wolf Cull Renewal
In January 2022, we broke the news that the B.C. government had quietly renewed its wolf cull program for five additional years despite widespread public opposition.
Times Colonist: B.C. extends wolf cull despite nearly 60% opposition
The B.C. government has extended its controversial wolf cull program for another five years, despite opposition from many scientists and the public.
Press Release: B.C. Wolf Cull Approved for Five Additional Years
Today, we learned the provincial government of British Columbia’s (B.C.) controversial wolf cull was renewed for another five years despite widespread public opposition and a lack of action to protect critical old-growth habitat—the root cause of endangered caribou declines.
Pacific Wild’s Recommendations for the Pacific Herring IFMP
Pacific Wild is submitting the following as per the request for input pertaining to the 2021/2022 Integrated Fishery Management Plan for Pacific herring.
Joint Letter: United We Stand for Old Growth Forests!
Pacific Wild together with over 180 other organizations in British Columbia have signed on to the United We Stand For Old-Growth Forests Declaration: Today, and every day, we, the undersigned, stand together in an unprecedented show of unity against the destruction of old growth forests. Standing strong for future generations.
Pacific Wild Journal 2021: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest
Featuring articles, updates and opinions on current campaigns, the Pacific Wild Journal is a comprehensive look at the work we’ve done, and where we are going.
Data Deficiency: The Salmon Dilemma
Pacific Wild recently completed an in-depth analysis of salmon enumeration data, compiled from the Pacific Salmon Foundation Salmon Explorer and DFO New Escapement Salmon Database. This research determined how many salmon spawning streams are monitored and counted on a yearly basis and identified voids in data collection.
Double Your Donation This December
Donations made to Pacific Wild now until December 31, 2021 will go twice as far, thanks to an anonymous donor’s pledge to match all donations, up to $100,000.
Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs Letter of Support
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.
Event Follow Up: Wolves at the Ledge
Thanks for joining us at the ledge in support of BC’s wolves! Scroll down for info on the guest speakers and more ways to helps #saveBCwolves!
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.
Event: #SaveBCWolves at the Ledge
Oct 4, 2021 at Noon
At Victoria’s Parliament Buildings
Our Legal Fight to Save B.C. Wolves Continues This Fall
With the extension of our legal case, we need your help more than ever to reach our fundraising goal.
Our Top Questions To Ask Your Newly Elected MPs
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.
Ghost Gear: The Silent Killer of Our Oceans
One of the most devastating environmental implications of bottom trawling is the loss of fishing gear resulting in Ghost Gear.
Trawl Transparency: Why Sustainable Fisheries are Impossible Without Real Transparency
Monitoring bottom trawl catch and bycatch of both commercial and non-commercial species is essential for detecting shifts in marine community structures.
Extreme Heat has Serious Repercussions for Pacific Salmon
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.