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String of cougar attacks leaves one dog dead in Port Hardy

PORT HARDY, B.C.- A dog is dead after a rash of cougar attacks on the North Island. Two attacks were reported to the BC Conservation Officer Service on December 30th in Port Hardy, according to...

Video of deer killing in Campbell River sparks outrage

An investigation is underway after a video of two hunters has gone viral. The video, originally posted on SnapChat, shows a deer being shot in a residential area at close range. That’s followed by two...

Conservation asking people to stay bear aware

There's been an increase in bear activity around the province and the Conservation Officer Service is asking residents to stay alert. Dean Miller says this past summer was fairly good in terms of bear conflict...

Boaters reminded to give marine mammals lots of space

DFO's Regional Marine Mammal Coordinator is asking people to make sure you give marine mammals a wide berth. A video went viral last weekend of a girl being pulled from a dock by a sea...

Cougar encounters still a problem

Most bears have moved into their dens for the winter, but there are plenty of cougars out and about. Residents on the coast are being reminded to be aware of them. Deputy Chief of...

Fishers at Comox Lake Asked To Join Conservation Efforts

Anglers who fish at Comox Lake are being asked to help with cutthroat conservation this winter. Brendan Anderson with Fisheries, Lands and Natural Resources says a research project is being done on the cutthroat...

COS advises residents to flag fences to protect wildlife

Conservation Officers are reminding people to make sure fences are flagged to help protect wildlife. Deputy Chief of the BC Conservation Officer Service Chris Doyle says COs have received several complaints of deer entangled in...

BC Conservation reminding users to follow rules of off-road vehicles

Conservation officers are reminding people to follow the rules when it comes to off-road vehicles. Deputy Chief Chris Doyle of the BC Conservation Officer Service says it's one of the focus areas of enforcement for...

Bears Attractants

Conservation Officers are reminding residents that some bears are still out looking for food. Officers were called out to a report of bear in a tree by Mark Isfeld school late last week. Gord Gudbranson says...
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