Tag Archives: Black Bears on Vancouver Island

Whaletown’s Black Bear

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

Whaletown’s black bear is still on the loose – but its days may be numbered.

This summer, a black bear has made the rounds in Whaletown, on Cortes Island, eating up fruit, stealing honey, breaking in to a chicken coop and even attacking a pig (according to community reports on the Tideline and Facebook).

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Coexisting With Bears On Cortes Island

Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca. This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

What we can learn about coexisting with bears on Cortes Island an interview with Sabina Mense Leader

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Where Are Germany’s Bears, Wolves And Eagles?

Originally Published in October, 2016, revised Feb 25, 2018.

By Roy L Hales

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One of my wife’s fondest memories of Germany is the well maintained trails going through idyllic forests. She was visiting relatives during the late 1960’s and early 70’s. My impressions are both much later, and connected to the development of renewables. After my second trip to Germany, last year, I asked Andreas König, Head AG Wildlife Biology and Wildlife Management at the Technical University of Munich, where are Germany’s bears, wolves and eagles?

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