Treading carefully. Over 1200 wolves are killed annually in BC by hunters and trappers.
The government is currently planning to extend wolf trapping season on Vancouver Island.
As Raincoast’s Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet wrote in today’s Times Colonist, “B.C’s lethal exploitation of wolves is not based on science. Rather, the government relies on anachronistic seat-of-the-pants management rooted in an anti-predator ideology embedded in what’s its proponents ironically call the ‘North American Model of Wildlife Conservation’.”
Photo by Mark Byrne.
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