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Grizzly Bears

A collection of Raincoast’s popular reports and books regarding our grizzly conservation research.


Bear and salmon research in Heiltsuk Territory

Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), fishing for salmon (Oncorhynchus sp.), coastal British Columbia.

Published on 2014.05.28 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon

Check out the work to date on our Salmon Carnivore project in Heiltsuk Territory on BC’s coast…

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Wayward Course: British Columbia’s Failure to Meet Protected Areas Standards for Grizzlies

Published on 2005.09.06 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears

British Columbia Fails to Meet Protected Areas Standards for the Conservation of Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) Populations and Habitat in the Northern Great Bear Rainforest. Dr. Brian L. Horejsi and Dr. Barrie K. Gilbert Wayward Course

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A critical assessment of the BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan

Published on 2004.03.01 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon, Wolves

This report is a critical assessment of protection for key wildlife & salmon habitats under the proposed BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan undertaken by Dr. Paul Paquet, Dr. Chris Darimont, Dr. John Nelson and Katrina Bennett. The analysis focuses on salmon habitat, wolf homesites and deer winter range. The findings indicate that […]

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Scientific Criteria for Evaluation and Establishment of GBMAs: Exec Summary

Published on 2004.02.01 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears

Executive summary and recommendations only. View the report in .PDF

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Crossroads: Economics, Policy and the Future of Grizzly Bears in British Columbia (2004)

Published on 2003.06.01 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears

Crossroads assembles a wide range of information from a variety of sources to present an overview of an important component of BC’s economy. The information and analysis relate to revenue figures for those industries relying on the presence of grizzly bears: grizzly hunting (as a component of guide outfitting) and grizzly viewing (as a component […]

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Losing Ground: The decline in fish and wildlife law enforcement capability in BC and Alaska

Published on 2002.11.18 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon, Wolves

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. In every component compared, fish and wildlife enforcement capability in coastal BC did not measure up to Alaska fish […]

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Losing Ground: Executive Summary

Published on 2002.11.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon, Wolves

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. View the report in .PDF

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