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Powell River Salmon Society receives financial 'shot in the arm'

Powell River Salmon Society receives financial 'shot in the arm'

Cheque from grant program will go toward feeding fish in hatchery
Prince George man fined $6,000 for illegal hunting

Prince George man fined $6,000 for illegal hunting

Conservation officers located and seized brass knuckles, a freezer filled with parts of wildlife, a bull moose head and meat, and a mountain goat head
When the sun goes down, a swarm of rats emerges in downtown Vancouver

When the sun goes down, a swarm of rats emerges in downtown Vancouver

VANCOUVER — When the sun goes down, the rats of Vancouver's Burrard Skytrain Station emerge, in a scurrying blur of fur and whipping tails.
Signs of pet dementia: Recognizing subtle changes

Signs of pet dementia: Recognizing subtle changes

As veterinary medicine has succeeded in extending the lifespan of many pets, a different challenge has increased — dementia.
White-nose syndrome bat monitoring continuing in B.C.

White-nose syndrome bat monitoring continuing in B.C.

The BC Community Bat Program is working with the province to detect and prevent the spread of white-nose syndrome, a fungal-based infection which has killed millions of bats in North America.
Researchers want your winter whale sightings in the Salish Sea

Researchers want your winter whale sightings in the Salish Sea

Ocean Wise's Gary Sutton said researchers are improving DNA collection methods
'Puppy Bowl' celebrates a big anniversary this year, one that shelter and rescue pups will cheer

'Puppy Bowl' celebrates a big anniversary this year, one that shelter and rescue pups will cheer

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual “Puppy Bowl” turns 20 this year, well over middle age in dog years.
Sea turtle found at Pedder Bay only second ever found in B.C. waters

Sea turtle found at Pedder Bay only second ever found in B.C. waters

The turtle, typically found much farther south, was rushed to the Vancouver Aquarium suffering from hypothermia
Cat colonies receive helping hand in qathet region

Cat colonies receive helping hand in qathet region

Rescue organization starts initiative for feral felines
What to do if I find a bat in my blinds?

What to do if I find a bat in my blinds?

BC Community Bat Program seeking data from folks who have or haven’t found bats in outdoor roll-up blinds or awnings.