Man & Beast: Understanding the grizzly bear

Special thanks to Publisher, Kathy O’Reilly. Originally printed Friday, September 27, 2019 in The North Island Eagle. Photo credit: Ian McAllister “There’re everywhere!” “The population is exploding!” “I’ve never seen so many before!” “There’re even coming to Vancouver Island now!” The quotes above are a small sample of what I Continue Reading

On bears: B.C.’s unique landscape highlights diversity of bear species

Special thanks to Publisher, Kathy O’Reilly. Originally printed Friday, September 6, 2019 in The North Island Eagle. Special thanks to Ian McAllister for the bear photos. www.PacificWild.org In our last article we covered British Columbia’s (B.C.) camels during the days of the gold rush, including one situation in which a Continue Reading

BC camel mistaken for grizzly bear, shot dead: Learning from the past

Special thanks to Publisher of The North Island Eagle, Kathy O’Reilly. Originally printed Friday, August 2, 2019 in The North Island Eagle. It’s the mid 1860s in the Northern Caribou region of what is now British Columbia. Gold mining is all the pioneering rage. Stories of quick riches reach far Continue Reading