Tag Archives: Species at Risk

Auditor General: BC is Falling short on commitment to protect fish and wildlife habitat

By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

BC is falling short on its commitment to protect fish and wildlife habitat, according to a report released by the province’s auditor general on Tuesday.

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Cortesians rescue Red-tailed Hawk, forge relationship with MARS

An injured Red-Tailed Hawk was recovered and recently released by a local wildlife advocate. 

Cortes Currents reached Autumn Barrett-Morgan at home, by zoom, for the story. 

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Federal Environment Minister ‘Shares’ concerns of Nanaimo hunger strikers

Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two people are on a hunger strike on Vancouver Island, demanding an end to logging of old-growth forests in B.C., and Canada’s federal environment minister says he shares their concerns over biodiversity loss.

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The Woman Who Makes FOCI’s Species At Risk Gift Cards

Elizabeth Anderson has enjoyed artwork since she was old enough to hold a pencil or crayon. As a little girl, she used to make paint out of crushed berries. Art was Elizabeth’s major in Berkeley. It has been a passion, albeit not a means of livelihood, throughout her life. One of her most recent projects is a series of Species at Risk gift cards for the Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI). 

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