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Ombudsperson to investigate B.C.’s protection of streamside habitat

June 19, 2013

B.C. Ombudsperson Kim Carter announced Wednesday she has launched a “systemic investigation” into provincial protection of riparian areas adjacent to streams. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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North Vancouver bear snatches chicken meal before snoozing in a tree

May 26, 2013

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. — A B.C. conservation officer is hoping a hungry bear that gobbled up two chickens in a North Vancouver neighbourhood will soon climb out of a tree and head back to its habitat. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Province to adopt Cohen commission recommendations

March 22, 2013
Province to adopt Cohen commission recommendations

The provincial government has announced it will adopt all of the recommendations aimed at BC in the Cohen commission report on the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River. Last October the commission made 75 recommendations to better protect Fraser sockeye, and today the provincial government says it will act on all eight that [...]

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Vancouver habitat guru now facing homelessness

March 12, 2013

Alan Clapp says he’s seen better days. During an interview Monday, the legendary B.C. broadcaster, who was behind the 1976 Habitat Forum in Vancouver and also the revitalization of Granville Island, trails off several times and admits “he’s a little mixed up.” “Not so hot,” he says over the phone from Victoria when asked how [...]

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B.C. should protect its Rockies for grizzlies, wolverines: conservation group

March 9, 2013
B.C. should protect its Rockies for grizzlies, wolverines: conservation group

VANCOUVER – A conservation group says British Columbia should establish “safe havens” for wildlife in the southern Rockies to preserve habitat where animals will be able to flee the effects of climate change. Global TV BC News

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