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New effort to protect spirit bears

September 15, 2012
New effort to protect spirit bears

A conservation group has bought the hunting rights to a big chunk of the great bear rainforest in an effort to protect BC’s rare spirit bears. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation has purchased a 3,500 square kilometre hunting licence. Raincoast’s Brian Falconer estimates there are 300 to 400 of the black bear subspecies living in the [...]

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Burnaby bear sent packing

September 15, 2012

The forest surrounding Harrison Lake is the new home for a three-year old black bear that roamed neighbourhoods in North Burnaby for much of yesterday. Conservation Officer Jack Trudgin says the animal was released there last evening after being found in a tree near Springer and Lougheed. “This is the first time this bear has been [...]

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Video: Black bear strolls through Burnaby neighbourhoods

September 14, 2012

A black bear has spent the day strolling around Burnaby. Aside from curious looks, the animal did not threaten anyone and move on without incident globeandmail – British Columbia

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Warning from grizzly-attack survivor as wandering black bear draws a crowd in Burnaby

September 14, 2012

Black bears have been sighted with increasing frequency on Burnaby Mountain this summer and another was spotted Thursday morning. A large black bear was spotted at about 8 a.m. in the area of Rosser and Willingdon Avenues, Burnaby RCMP said. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Bear wandering in Metro Vancouver finally caught

September 14, 2012
Bear wandering in Metro Vancouver finally caught

Conservation authorities have ended a day-long pursuit of an adult black bear in Burnaby, B.C., by finally chasing the animal up a tree, tranquilizing it and transporting it away. CBC | British Columbia News

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