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Government of British Columbia to end grizzly bear trophy hunting — after the 2017 fall hunt

Media ReleasesAug 14, 2017

(Monday, August 14, 2017) - With less than 24 hours before the fall bear hunt opens in parts of British Columbia, the NDP government has announced a ban on the grizzly bear trophy hunt province-wide and to stop all hunting of grizzlies in the Great ... Read More

Meet Rare Sea Wolves Who Live Off The Ocean And Can Swim For Hours

In The NewsJul 10, 2017

A website called boredpanda recently featured Ian McAllister's photographs of sea wolves residing along the Pacific coast of B.C. “We know from exhaustive DNA studies that these wolves are genetically distinct from their continental kin,” says ... Read More


Media ReleasesJun 27, 2017

(Tuesday June 27, 2017) Twenty-three organizations and businesses involved in protecting wildlife have issued scathing criticism of a BC government plan to turn management of the province’s wildlife over to a separate agency. In an open letter to ... 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

Proposal for an alternative approach to wildlife management in BC

Media ReleasesJun 22, 2017

(June 22, 2017) The BC Liberal government announced in April 2017, just prior to the provincial election, that they planned to establishan independent agency to manage wildlife within the province. This announcement, based on consultation only ... Read More

Today on National Indigenous People's Day, how are you confronting Indigenous stereotypes and advocating for a sustainable and common future?

Related NewsJun 21, 2017

1. Donate: Donate to protect wildlife and their habitat in the Great Bear Rainforest. Support Pacific Wild’s commitment in defending wildlife and their habitat by developing and implementing conservation solutions in collaboration with First Nations ... Read More

June is Orca Awareness Month

Research & ReportsJun 13, 2017

June 2017 is Orca Awareness Month - let's get to know them better! Do you know the difference between resident and transient orcas? Don’t feel bad if you don’t as researchers only discovered this distinction in the late 1980s. Their diet, morphology ... Read More

Pacific Wild on World Oceans Day 2017 presents the Great Bear Sea MPA Network

Related NewsJun 8, 2017

Today is World Oceans Day! This global day of ocean celebration helps us to remember how important the oceans are for our own survival. The theme this year is “ Our Oceans, Our Future ”. Without the ocean, there is no life on this planet. In British ... 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