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Sam Fait takes a break to enjoy the view from the mountains east of Williams Lake. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Hunters join forces with conservationists to call on B.C. to protect fish and wildlife habitat

Unlikely alliance includes fishers, trappers, naturalists and conservation organizations

 

Brandi Hansen said she was disheartened to find dozens of severed, declawed bear paws dumped in a culvert alongside a North Shuswap road on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Contributed)

Shuswap resident finds dozens of declawed bear paws dumped on side of road

Cub paws part of gruesome scene in culvert along rural roadway

 

Peskotomuhkati Chief Hugh Akagi is seen in an undated handout photo. A recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous rights on the west coast may have implications for First Nations groups who straddle the Maine - New Brunswick border on the east coast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Cynthia Howland, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Court decision on rights on the west coast may affect Indigenous people in the east

The chief said negotiations need to address issues such as those surrounding Canada’s fisheries

 

Auctioneer Ken Threlkeld takes bids from the crowd during a past Ducks Unlimited event in Quesnel. Live auctions and banquets are not possible with COVID-19, leaving the group to rely on raffle sales to fundraise. (File Photo)

Ducks Unlimited fundraiser going strong despite COVID-19

Quesnel group says locals have stepped up to support during pandemic

Auctioneer Ken Threlkeld takes bids from the crowd during a past Ducks Unlimited event in Quesnel. Live auctions and banquets are not possible with COVID-19, leaving the group to rely on raffle sales to fundraise. (File Photo)
Tahltan Central Government (TCG) said a gate was recently removed by hunters north of Bob Quinn where a travel advisory remains in effect. A camera which would have captured the gate’s removal, TCG said was stolen. (Image submitted)

Tahltan Nation eager to see 2020 hunting season draw to a close

TCG president says they have witnessed racism and vandalism by hunters this year

Tahltan Central Government (TCG) said a gate was recently removed by hunters north of Bob Quinn where a travel advisory remains in effect. A camera which would have captured the gate’s removal, TCG said was stolen. (Image submitted)
A rally was held in Williams Lake on Wednesday, Sept. 23 to protest the antlerless moose hunt, which opens next month. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Cariboo-Chilcotin rally aims to stop antlerless moose hunt

Cow Moose Sign Project supported by First Nations, guide outfitters, ranchers

A rally was held in Williams Lake on Wednesday, Sept. 23 to protest the antlerless moose hunt, which opens next month. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Cow, calf moose hunt must be stopped: Dan and Vivian Simmons

‘Recovery of mountain caribou a top priorty’: ministry of forests spokesperson

Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons says the support means a lot. (Photo submitted)

Billboard promoting the protection of cow moose latest to be installed along Highway 97

Soda Creek Indian Band is proud to support the Cow Moose Sign Project

Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons says the support means a lot. (Photo submitted)
While chronic wasting disease has not yet been detected in B.C., 64 white-tailed deer, mule deer and moose in the area around Libby, Montana have been discovered with the disease since June 2019. CWD is also found in Alberta. (Sam Fait photo)

B.C. hunters to help monitor for deadly deer disease in Peace and East Kootenay regions

Chronic wasting disease was detected west of the Rocky Mountains in 2019

While chronic wasting disease has not yet been detected in B.C., 64 white-tailed deer, mule deer and moose in the area around Libby, Montana have been discovered with the disease since June 2019. CWD is also found in Alberta. (Sam Fait photo)
Tahltan Nation stands behind road access closures to keep hunters, non-locals out

Tahltan Nation stands behind road access closures to keep hunters, non-locals out

“We’re going to continue to do that for as long as we have to.”

Tahltan Nation stands behind road access closures to keep hunters, non-locals out
Esk’etemc youth participated in a hunting trip last year. (Jonathan Hand photo)

Esk’etemc First Nation speaks out on B.C’s increased antlerless moose hunt

Loss of moose synonymous with loss of culture and ability to practice Indigenous rights

Esk’etemc youth participated in a hunting trip last year. (Jonathan Hand photo)
?Esdilagh First Nation is enacting an internal permitting system which will allow members to resume their Aboriginal right to hunt bull moose within their traditional territory. (Wikipedia Commons/Ryan Hagerty photo)
?Esdilagh First Nation is enacting an internal permitting system which will allow members to resume their Aboriginal right to hunt bull moose within their traditional territory. (Wikipedia Commons/Ryan Hagerty photo)
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons said he is proud of the work done and the relationships built through the campaign. Angie Mindus photo
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons said he is proud of the work done and the relationships built through the campaign. Angie Mindus photo
Letter writer and creator of the Cow Moose Sign Project Dan Simmons is continuing his fight for more dialogue between stakeholders. (Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation photo)

LETTER: ‘This is a kick in the guts for me’

I am sorry but killing antlerless moose by anyone in this province is not the right thing to do

  • May 23, 2020
Letter writer and creator of the Cow Moose Sign Project Dan Simmons is continuing his fight for more dialogue between stakeholders. (Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation photo)
Conservation officer Chris Ford investigates a cow moose poaching complaint on traditional ʔEsdilagh territory at Alexandria last winter that has since resulted in charges. (Photo submitted)

First Nations community supports charges in Cariboo region cow moose poaching case

Conservation Officer Service and ʔEsdilagh First Nation agreement targets illegal hunting

Conservation officer Chris Ford investigates a cow moose poaching complaint on traditional ʔEsdilagh territory at Alexandria last winter that has since resulted in charges. (Photo submitted)