Wolves

A wolf lies on a rocky beach in front of a beautiful pink and purple sunset.

A path to protection for BC’s wolves

Stqéyəʔ, the lone grey wolf, spent years living on an island near Victoria, BC. On leaving the island, he was relocated and shortly after, shot dead. The reason: simply because someone legally could, for recreation and a trophy. This remains …

An adorable grey brown wolf cub walks along muddy rocky area with a blurred green background.

Only a few ‘1200 Wolf’ Tee shirts left

The 1200 Wolf Tee Shirts are selling fast! There are only 68 left in select sizes.

We called them the 1200 Wolf Tee because more than 1200 wolves are killed in British Columbia every year from legal recreational hunting.

Which …

A man stands leaning on wooden wall wearing a grey toque and an off white Tee shirt that is part of the 1200 Wolf Tee shirt series by the company Ecologyst.

Exclusive ‘1200 Wolf’ Tee shirts available

We have partnered with Ecologyst and the incredibly talented Ocean Hyland to make these exclusive 1200 Wolf Tee Shirts.

Over 1200 Wolves are killed in British Columbia every year from legal recreational hunting that is not ecologically, ethically, or economically …

A medium sized brown wolf is seen mid motion with its one front leg and one hind leg off the ground traversing rocky terrain

Interview with Dr. Heather Bryan

This week we published an interview with Dr. Heather Bryan.

I think one of the themes that has emerged from Raincoast’s research is how interconnected wolves are with the marine landscape, and that was a big theme of Dr. Chris

Wolf School 6: Conservation Solutions

Sept 23, 2020 @ 6pm PST

Dr. Chris Darimont

The last episode Wolf School looks toward existing and emerging solutions to the conservation of wolves in British Columbia.

Raincoast’s Director of Science, Dr. Chris Darimont, will also look back to …

A large brown wolf walks by still water, with its legs and body blurrily reflected

Catch the last episode of Wolf School today

The last episode of this semester’s Wolf School with Wolf Conservation Center looks toward existing and emerging solutions to the conservation of wolves in British Columbia.

Raincoast’s Director of Science, Dr. Chris Darimont, will also look back to share how …

A beautiful image of a brown wolf standing poised center on a black wet rock looming out of the dark green forest behind.

Register for tomorrow’s Wolf School episode

From creation stories to Indigenous-led reintroduction and contemporary carnivore coexistence, Indigenous peoples have long shared space and time with, and story of, wolves.

This week’s episode of Wolf School, in collaboration with the Wolf Conservation Center, will focus on exploring …

Wolf School 2: Meet some wolves

Aug 26, 2020 @ 3pm PST

Featuring Regan Downey of Wolf Conservation Center (Broadcasting from New York).

With many populations of wolves in North America extirpated, Regan will provide insight into current reintroduction efforts in the US. The episode also …

Two wolves in light grey brown stand side by side close to each other perched on a rock in a forest

Tune in for Wolf School

Have you ever seen a wolf on Zoom?

This week’s Wolf School will be featuring our friends and partners in Wolf School, Wolf Conservation Center.

With many populations of wolves in North America extirpated, Wolf Conservation Center will provide insight …

A light brown wolf standing in front of snow lifts it head up caught in mid howl, eyes closed.

No evidence to support wolf culls

Although concealed under a smokescreen of scientific management, a recent study we released in collaboration with University of Victoria, University of BC and University of Alberta found no evidence that the government-sponsored killing of wolves in British Columbia will save …

A beautiful light brown wolf looks down from a rock slab that it stands on, with green blurred forest behind it

Calling all wolf lovers

Calling all wolf lovers! Raincoast and The Wolf Conservation Center’s Wolf School is launching on August 12.

We will be covering a range of topics with input from various scientists, wolf advocates and other experts.

Inform someone who you want …

A brown wolf rests with its head on its front paws, on green and brown wetland.

Help end recreational culling of wolves

In British Columbia, Canada, wolves are killed through a variety of means that include legal hunting and trapping, as well as government-sanctioned culling.

Wolves are often scapegoated. Shifting blame for the decline of species from the destruction of habitat by …

Lone brown wolf seen standing on rocks with its head lifted up presumably howling, in front of a dark forest background.

Take action now to stop killing BC wolves

Over 1200 wolves in British Columbia, Canada are killed annually for recreational purposes.⠀

While this is often framed as population management, the BC government does not have adequate population estimates for wolves. They also do not reveal how hunting quotas …

A beautiful wolf face in extreme close-up pictured among red and purple flowers and yellow grass with green leaves in the blurred background. Brown face of the wolf is in profile and its eyes gaze with emotion out into the distance.

Stop so called legal recreational hunting

Just over a month ago Staqeya, the lone wolf of Discovery Island, was killed. Staqeya was special to the Songhees nation, as he showed up after their longtime Chief Robert Sam passed on.  Many saw it as a sign their former …

A beautiful grey, brown and red wolf is lying down with its chin on a rock starting soulfully out at the camera.

Protect the wolves

Many of you learned about wolf conservation from Paul Nicklen and Bertie Gregory’s Instagram live.

We appreciate working with photographers who have a deep connection and care for the wildlife they take pictures of.

Wolves in British Columbia, Canada are …

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