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A Spirit bear wanders the shores near Pacific Wild's S/V Habitat in the Great Bear Rainforest

Post-Shoot Reflections

BlogNov 19, 2017Anonymous (not verified)

Post-Shoot Reflections By Deirdre Leowinata On May 17 th , 2016, I was sitting in the sunny green backyard of my lower floor apartment near Toronto’s High Park, staring at my phone while anxiously awaiting a call from Pacific Wild. The words I will ... Read More

Calling for an end to bear hunting in British Columbia: a personal letter to the government from Pacific Wild

BlogNov 6, 2017Krista Roessingh

Until Nov. 2, the public could provide input into two Fish and Wildlife Branch policy documents outlining the proposed regulation changes required to implement the ban. However, the province has framed the public consultation process in terms of how ... Read More

Nine-in-ten welcome the provincial government’s decision to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies in the province.

British Columbians Support Ban on All Grizzly Bear Hunting

BlogOct 3, 2017Pacific Wild

Vancouver, BC – Three-in-four British Columbians believe no grizzly bears should be hunted in the province, a new poll by Insights West conducted in partnership with Lush Cosmetics and the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found. In the online ... Read More

Jordan Wilson

I Call The Great Bear My Home

BlogOct 3, 2017Jordan Wilson

The salt is in my blood, it courses through my veins; it is in my DNA, it is embedded in my brain. I travel the same waterways and walk through the same ancient forests as my people have done for over 14,000 years. Operating in the home of the ... Read More

 Photo by Ian McAllister

Sea Otter Awareness Week

BlogSep 29, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The final week in September is "Sea Otter Awareness Week" - an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem. When people think about sea otters the first thing that often comes to mind is their endearing ... Read More

NEW! A Bear's Life

New Book! A Bear's Life: Author Feature

BlogSep 19, 2017Anonymous (not verified)

Author Feature: Nicholas Read Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear’s Life uses Ian McAllister’s stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

Open Letter to All BC MLAs Concerning a Plan to Turn the Management of Our Wildlife Over to a Non-Government Agency

BlogJun 27, 2017Anonymous (not verified)

(June 27, 2017) On March 22, 2017, the BC government announced a decision to transfer wildlife managementfrom the provincial government to a separate agency funded by sales of hunting licences and potentiallydonations from private interest groups. ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

Rockfish Need Marine Protected Areas

BlogJun 7, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Rockfish in the coastal waters of British Columbia are characterized by their amazing variety of shapes, sizes and colours. From black to green and even crimson and vibrant orange, rockfish camo resembles the seafloor and rock faces where they live ... Read More

#CoastRunWild campaign: Grizzly T-shirt out now!

BlogJun 3, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The second t-shirt design in the #CoastRunWild campaign with Postmark Brewing is out now! Help us ensure the long-term survival of grizzlies in British Columbia and advocate for the protection of threatened species and habitat in your own backyard. ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

Earth Day 2017: Learn about the foundation species of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogApr 22, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Education is the foundation for environmental conservation and is the theme of Earth Day 2017’s campaign. Why have we chosen to focus on the foundational species of the Great Bear Rainforest? It’s simple, there is perhaps no other species that play ... Read More

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