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Problem humans and the ecology of bear-human conflict

A black bear turns their head a little while sitting down comfortably.

Last month, in Penticton, BC a group of five black bears – three males and two younger females – had been spotted feasting on residents’ garbage. Conservation authorities were called in, and the five bears were shot dead. This came just a week after six bears were shot in over a three day period near […]

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Bear deaths upset animal activists

18 problem grizzly bears were put down in 2007 and 2008 By John Colebourn, The Province May 10, 2009 Animal-rights activists are outraged over the number of grizzly bears being shot in the Bella Coola valley on the central coast.

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Write letters

Contacting provincial and federal elected officials, as well as members of the opposition and newspapers, is an effective and important way to communicate your thoughts on an issue.  Here are some key contacts. Provincial BC Premier Hon. Gordon Campbell (and MLA Vancouver-Point Grey)Mailing address: PO Box 9041 Stn Prov Govt  Victoria, BC  V8W 9E2Email: […]

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