wildlife enforcement

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

 

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

 

Camper Sanjay Srivastava had an unsettling discovery near the Big Bay recreation site last week. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Camper finds decapitated bear carcass west of Campbell River

‘I just wanted to do right for the bear which I believe was the mother of a young cub.’ — Camper

 

A black bear looks for a food handout from a motorist. The B.C. Conservation Service has investigated 60 bear complaints in Sooke since April 1. (Pixabay photo)
A black bear looks for a food handout from a motorist. The B.C. Conservation Service has investigated 60 bear complaints in Sooke since April 1. (Pixabay photo)
A possible cougar sighting was reported at Mount Doug Friday morning. (Black Press Media/News Staff)

Cougar sighting reported at Mount Doug Friday morning

Possible cougar sighting occurred around 5 a.m.

A possible cougar sighting was reported at Mount Doug Friday morning. (Black Press Media/News Staff)
Wild Wise Sooke reminds the community to be bear aware, and to avoid having bear attractants in their yards. (Black Press Media file photo)                                Black Bear carrying garbage. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wild Wise Sooke urges bear awareness

Educational group kicks up social media presence in response to social distancing.

Wild Wise Sooke reminds the community to be bear aware, and to avoid having bear attractants in their yards. (Black Press Media file photo)                                Black Bear carrying garbage. (Black Press Media file photo)
A deer impaled itself and had to be put down after it tried hopping over a fence in Nanaimo on Tuesday, according to a B.C. conservation official, who suggests modifying fences to avoid this from occurring. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service Facebook)

Deer euthanized after impaling itself on pointed fence in Nanaimo

Deer suffers organ damage in what B.C. Conservation Officer Service describes as ‘gruesome’ incident

A deer impaled itself and had to be put down after it tried hopping over a fence in Nanaimo on Tuesday, according to a B.C. conservation official, who suggests modifying fences to avoid this from occurring. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service Facebook)