Conservation

Bald eagle hit by a train in Vanderhoof, taken to the Lower Mainland by BC Conservation Officers. (BCCOS photo)

Bald eagle hit by train in northern B.C. has a chance of survival

The raptor has been taken to OWL in the Lower Mainland for recovery

Bald eagle hit by a train in Vanderhoof, taken to the Lower Mainland by BC Conservation Officers. (BCCOS photo)
Two elk were rescued in February 2020 by BC Conservation Officer Service members in Smithers, B.C., after the pair became trapped under a collapsed haystack. (Screenshot photo)

VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers, farmer rescue two elk under collapsed haystack

The conservation officers and farmer were surprised to find more than one elk underneath the haystack

Two elk were rescued in February 2020 by BC Conservation Officer Service members in Smithers, B.C., after the pair became trapped under a collapsed haystack. (Screenshot photo)
Jesse Zeman, BCWF director of fish and wildlife restoration, had the original idea to create an app after issues surrounding private land owners blocking access to public land presented themselves. (Photo submitted)

App for reporting poaching, trespassing gains steam in B.C. with 10,000 users

More than 10,000 users have downloaded it since it was introduced in 2016

Jesse Zeman, BCWF director of fish and wildlife restoration, had the original idea to create an app after issues surrounding private land owners blocking access to public land presented themselves. (Photo submitted)
Deer found entangled in lights in Kimberly, B.C. - Image- BC Conservation.

Deer freed in Kimberley after antlers get tangled up in Christmas lights

Conservation officers found the animal in distress and safely tranquilized it

Deer found entangled in lights in Kimberly, B.C. - Image- BC Conservation.
Three new northern spotted owl chicks were born this year at the breeding centre in Fort Langley.

Trio of endangered owls hatch at B.C. breeding program

There is hope owls could be released into the wild as soon as next spring

  • May 10, 2019
Three new northern spotted owl chicks were born this year at the breeding centre in Fort Langley.
Ocean Legacy Foundation’s Chloé Dubois, left, Surfrider Pacific Rim’s Lilly Woodbury, founder of Barnacle Babes Jodi Mossop, free diver Rose Molina, and “She is the Ocean” director and producer Inna Blokhina led an inspired panel discussion after the March 1 screening at the Tofino Legion. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

‘She is the Ocean’ premieres in Tofino

“Every hero in this film has a very beautiful story and a very beautiful soul.”

Ocean Legacy Foundation’s Chloé Dubois, left, Surfrider Pacific Rim’s Lilly Woodbury, founder of Barnacle Babes Jodi Mossop, free diver Rose Molina, and “She is the Ocean” director and producer Inna Blokhina led an inspired panel discussion after the March 1 screening at the Tofino Legion. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Mark Hobson painting in Kynoch Inlet in the Great Bear Rainforest. (Rino Del Zoppo Photo)

Artist-activist Mark Hobson receives conservation artist award

“You can’t be in love with wildlife,” he says simply, “without wanting to keep it around.”

  • Jan 9, 2018
Mark Hobson painting in Kynoch Inlet in the Great Bear Rainforest. (Rino Del Zoppo Photo)