Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic

From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. As the temperature dips, their fur becomes coated in ice, creating an otherworldly look and spectacular photos. Source: Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic

Video: Providing new farmers with resources, tools and support to get started

This video features “Exploring Your New Farm Dream” graduate Tamas Dombi, farmer and owner of Kind Organics. FarmStart’s goal is to encourage and support a new generation of farmers to develop locally oriented, ecologically sound and economically viable enterprises. Their aim is to provide new farmers with the resources, tools and support necessary to get…

Welcome to the new thegreenpages.ca

We’ve done some streamlining and a few major updates. We’re still renovating though but we’re nonetheless excited to continue to provide you with stories about our environment.

Trailer: Uninterrupted – a salmon spectacle

Pacific Salmon Foundation – Uninterrupted will transform Vancouver’s Cambie Bridge into a wild BC river this summer, immersing audiences in the incredible journey of migrating salmon. Original cinematography captured in BC rivers will be digitally mapped and projected across the underside of the bridge. The spectacle runs just under 30 minutes in length – and…

OWL Open House

April 9, 2017 OWL (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) is a rehabilitation and education centre established for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured birds of prey. The group takes care of raptors such as eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, osprey and vultures — over 600 birds of prey a year. OWL is having an annual Open House on Saturday…

Threatened boreal caribou in crisis across Canada

April 7, 2017 Winnipeg – A new report highlights the urgent need to protect Canada’s iconic boreal woodland caribou, a species listed as “threatened” under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) due to habitat loss. Representatives from the Wilderness Committee, which released the report, and other conservation groups are charging that the failure of federal, provincial and…

Ontario finally ends controversial hunt of snapping turtles

April 7, 2017 Toronto – Conservation groups in Ontario are applauding the provincial government’s decision to end hunting of snapping turtles. Ontario lists the snapping turtle as a species of “special concern,” which means that although it is not yet endangered or threatened, a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats, including hunting, could endanger or…

BC government urged to protect endangered caribou habitat

April 7, 2017 Vancouver – The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, received a legal application for an emergency order to block clearcut logging in caribou habitat, outside BC’s Wells Gray Provincial Park north of Kamloops. The logging by Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor) was approved by the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands…

Surrey Arbor Day

Join us as we celebrate Surrey’s 13th annual Arbor Day – a day to celebrate trees!