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

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…

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…

Striking Balance (Documentary Series)

Striking Balance explores eight of Canada’s Biosphere Reserves, as they struggle to create symbiotic relationships between people and nature. Tonight, Long Point, at 9 p.m. Narrated by Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo