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Bear and cub sighted near Elk Lake home

Bear and cub sighted near Elk Lake home

Seen on Brookleigh Road near Hamsterly Beach; appear to be non-aggressive.
Salmon skyline: Fish gondola takes wild coho conservation to new heights

Salmon skyline: Fish gondola takes wild coho conservation to new heights

Each fall, upwards of 25 volunteers join an expedition to a remote section of the Vancouver Island river to trap spawning coho to take back to a hatchery at Comox Lake
Songs may help protect silver-haired bats from wind turbines

Songs may help protect silver-haired bats from wind turbines

The discovery that silver-haired bats sing is allowing bat biologists to record their locations, so they aren’t killed by wind-power development
Marine rescue team plucks bunny from boat in iced-over East Sooke cove

Marine rescue team plucks bunny from boat in iced-over East Sooke cove

The owner had left the rabbit behind on the cruiser moored in Anderson Cove, then became stuck in the ice
Whistler Village’s wayward owl on the mend

Whistler Village’s wayward owl on the mend

An injured barred owl that spent at least a week evading capture is recovering down in Delta
'Suffered in the cold': SPCA seizes seven dogs from B.C. property

'Suffered in the cold': SPCA seizes seven dogs from B.C. property

The BC SPCA says the owner confirmed the dogs were kept outdoors.
What you need to know about keeping dogs safe

What you need to know about keeping dogs safe

Here are some suggestions that express love and help keep your canine friends safe
Short season for Prince George's duck-feeding volunteers

Short season for Prince George's duck-feeding volunteers

Feeding the ducks at Cottonwood Island Park to help them survive the frigid temperatures has been the routine for longtime volunteers Brock Bailey and Paul Cailleaux for about eight years.
Two dogs shot and killed after attacking sheep in Cobble Hill

Two dogs shot and killed after attacking sheep in Cobble Hill

Two sheep were euthanized due to the extent of their injuries
Cancel Phase 2 of deer kill 'to avoid further embarrassment,' says group

Cancel Phase 2 of deer kill 'to avoid further embarrassment,' says group

Only 66 fallow deer were killed during the first phase of the deer kill, which cost Parks Canada $834,000