Join us for a screening of the award winning film, Trophy

On Wednesday, April 26th, we are co-presenting a screening of Trophy and will join a panel discussion.

Join Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Humane Society International, Lush Cosmetics North America, Wildlife Defence League and others for a screening of Trophy at The Vic Theatre.

Wednesday, April 26, The Vic Theatre
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
808 Douglas Street
Lkwungen Territory

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Every year, thousands of grizzlies are killed worldwide for entertainment. Each year, trophy hunters in British Columbia kill hundreds of grizzly bears for their heads, paws and hides.

“In the Great Bear Rainforest, First Nations groups, activists and over 90% of British Columbians oppose this cruel and inhumane hunt, and yet it still remains legal and sanctioned by the BC government.”

Those that support this slaughter claim it’s necessary to maintain balance in nature and provide economic advantages, yet conservation science and the thriving tourism and bear viewing industries suggests otherwise. Presented by Lush Cosmetics, Trophy challenges this controversial “sport” that exists across North America and asks: can we truly justify killing these animals for entertainment?

Trophy was produced in partnership

Trophy was created in partnership with:

  • Kitasoo/Xai’Xais First Nation
  • Lush Cosmetics
  • Wildlife Defence League
  • Spirit Bear Foundation
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Raincoast Conservation Foundation

You can help

Raincoast’s in-house scientists, collaborating graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professors make us unique among conservation groups. We work with First Nations, academic institutions, government, and other NGOs to build support and inform decisions that protect aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, and the wildlife that depend on them. We conduct ethically applied, process-oriented, and hypothesis-driven research that has immediate and relevant utility for conservation deliberations and the collective body of scientific knowledge.

We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision-makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and wildlife habitats.

Coastal wolf with a salmon in its month.
Photo by Dene Rossouw.