It took three years for representatives of the British Columbia Wildlife Federation, the Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia, and BC’s Ministry of Environment to come to agreement on a new wildlife allocation policy. The process started in 2004 and the “new” BC Allocation Policy was partially implemented, rather than fully implemented starting in 2007 [...]
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Letters to the Editor 100 Mile House Free Press August 18, 2009 http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_cariboo/100milefreepress/opinion/letters/53620852.html
In the Aug. 5 article, “Ministry Explains Hunting Regs” by Joan Silver, the Ministry of Environment claims that “if there was an open season on immature bull moose [spike-fork], it is expected hunting pressure would be high and harvest may not be [...]
By Joan Silver 100 Mile House Free Press
July 28, 2009
Local hunters are upset with this year’s hunting regulations.
Jude Dion, Exeter Sporting Goods owner, called the regs “ridiculous” and totally one-sided.
“We can kill them on the highway but it’s not okay to eat them,” he said.
He said the new [...]
July 6, 2009
An interesting information bulletin from the Ministry of Environment with an announcement of more bear hunting closures. These closures have been decided through consultation with First Nations but with absolutely no consultation, since government adjusted membership at the Land Use Plans, with the BC Wildlife Federation, The BC Trappers or the Guide-Outfitters. [...]