wildlife enforcement

Corbett Johnny, left, and Shawn Harry enjoy their roles as rangers and the diversity of the outdoor work it includes. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Chilcotin’s TNG Rangers do broad range of work

Enjoying their jobs, two rangers work to recruit more staff for TNG

 

Decoys like this juvenile grizzly bear are used in the wildlife attack training scenarios for the conservation officers. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Predator attack scenarios prepare B.C. conservation officers for real-life calls

Attacks ‘extremely rare’ but officers need to be prepared, says CO during training in Chilliwack

 

A pair of Great Horn owlets pose majestically on their way to a rehabilitation centre outside the Boundary. Photo: Submitted

Man fined for keeping baby owls in his B.C. home

Investigating Conservation Officer says the man had the birds for two months

 

Steve Smith’s image of two sibling adolescent grizzly bears playfighting in the Chilko River in the B.C. Interior earned him best of show at the prestigious Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature club competition for 2020-21. (Photo by Steve Smith)

Chilko-Newton Road closed as of Sept. 1 to protect people, bears

Closure of road will be monitored, enforced under BC Wildlife Act

Steve Smith’s image of two sibling adolescent grizzly bears playfighting in the Chilko River in the B.C. Interior earned him best of show at the prestigious Lion’s Gate Celebration of Nature club competition for 2020-21. (Photo by Steve Smith)
Brendan Sandhu cuddles one of the male wolf-dog hybrids he recently helped rescue in the Hope and Chilliwack area. (Submitted by Brendan Sandhu)

‘One of my guys jumped into a 10-foot poop pit,’ says wolfdog rescuer near Chilliwack

Born from dog/wolf parents, hybrids are nearly genetically, physically identical to wolves

Brendan Sandhu cuddles one of the male wolf-dog hybrids he recently helped rescue in the Hope and Chilliwack area. (Submitted by Brendan Sandhu)
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FOREST INK: Cougar alarm clock

I approached the downstairs window cautiously taking some pictures before getting too close

  • Jul 3, 2021
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Lynda Price, Chief of Ulkatcho First Nation, left, Dylan Walsh, principal of Anahim Lake Elementary Junior Secondary School, Lewis Budgell, UFN education director, Gary Holte, UFN Elders’ Executive Council, Mabelene Leon, UFN Council and Allen Louie, UFN Council stand with their new signs. (Photo submitted)

Cow moose, calf protection focus of Ulkatcho First Nation

Chief Lynda Price said the community purchased five signs to place along Highway 20

Lynda Price, Chief of Ulkatcho First Nation, left, Dylan Walsh, principal of Anahim Lake Elementary Junior Secondary School, Lewis Budgell, UFN education director, Gary Holte, UFN Elders’ Executive Council, Mabelene Leon, UFN Council and Allen Louie, UFN Council stand with their new signs. (Photo submitted)
The Williams Lake Indian Band (WLIB) told the Tribune the conservation of wildlife and other resources within WLIB’s traditional territory is a matter of critical importance to both the Council and the WLIB community as whole. (Angie Mindus photo)

Conservation officer service investigating illegal harvest of cow moose near Sugar Cane

The animal had been allegedly harvested by a WLIB counsellor

The Williams Lake Indian Band (WLIB) told the Tribune the conservation of wildlife and other resources within WLIB’s traditional territory is a matter of critical importance to both the Council and the WLIB community as whole. (Angie Mindus photo)