British Columbia: a ‘hunter-gatherer’ green chef honors the Okanagan

Green Traveler Guides

| Canada’s Western Wine Country |. And so it is entirely within that tradition that, on a warm night of summer, we come to the lakeside city of Kelowna (“grizzly bear” in the Okanagan language) to spend an evening with a modern-day hunter-gatherer.

Sarah McLachlan Tells Canada to Buy Out Seal Hunters

Eccorazzi

Animal lovers and conservationists (and anyone who doesn’t like living beings to be clubbed to death) rejoice: the end of the Canadian seal hunt is imminent. Despite the country’s long-time Read More. Animals Causes News Top News sarah mclachlan

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Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

Hunters were coming home empty handed. The Gitanyow Lax’yip Guardians are one of many Indigenous-led stewardship groups across Canada that are highlighted in TNC Canada’s new Indigenous Guardians Toolkit. Talk Global Solutions Canada Editor's Choice indigenous communities

Killer Whales Forced into Northern Canada

Eco Friendly Daily

Global warming and melting ice caps are forcing many Killer Whales to the northern reaches of Canada and are competing for foot with the native Inuit hunters. Source: Environmental News Network, Canada Finds Killer Whales Drawn to Warmer Arctic , by Jennifer Kwan, January 22.

Canada expands outrageous grizzly trophy hunt

Green Blog

On average, about 300 of these bears are killed by hunters per year, but that number might increase from an uptick in hunting authorizations. The brothers were also there on the day that Cheeky was shot to death by a big-game trophy hunter.

The Birds at Itasca State Park Are All Wet

10,000 Birds

This is the route that ultimately leads up to Itasca, and actually, one of the better routes to Canada if you want to go to Lake of the Woods. It is said that this is a winter pattern, large low dipping “down” from Canada in a deep trough, like happens in the winter with clippers, but getting kind of stuck here. Trips Anthropology Hunter-Gatherers Itasca State Park Lake Country Minnesota

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Hunting and Conservation: A Personal Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

By Mike Palmer, The Nature Conservancy in Canada. We were 200 kilometers from the nearest human as we touched down in the Cessna 206 on a small mountain lake in the Mackenzie Mountains of Canada’s Northwest Territories. Mike Palmer scans for Dall sheep in the Northwest Territories.

Rudolph Versus Bambi: A Conservation Story

Nature Conservancy - Science

But along the Canada border in northern Idaho and eastern Washington, a struggle is playing out pitting the real-life counterparts of Rudolph (caribou) and Disney’s Bambi (white-tailed deer). Woodland caribou cling to a precarious existence in the “lower 48″ U.S. states. Photo: D.

Viral Video Shows Cruel Reality of Trophy Hunting

Eccorazzi

A video showing a bear being killed by hunters in Canada is sparking dialogue about the issue of trophy hunting after being viewed more than 2.5 million times. The video Read More The post Viral Video Shows Cruel Reality of Trophy Hunting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Stop the Madness: More Whooping Cranes Shot

10,000 Birds

The pair shot last year in Kentucky belonged to Operation Migration’s project establishing a migratory flock in the eastern United States; there is also the last true wild flock , which winters in Texas and summers in Canada.) Seriously, hunters. (Or, Or, rather, jerks who give the vast majority of ethical hunters a bad name.) As if the last month’s revelation of a pair of murdered Whooping Cranes wasn’t devastating enough, the bad news just keeps on coming.

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Trumpeter Swans: Don’t Shoot Them

10,000 Birds

Canada has more than the US. They (hunters) see this white thing, and they aren’t entirely sure what it is,” Naumann said. The other reason is due to inexperienced or uninformed hunters. Three hunters have been charged. Many years ago, back in the 1970s, I visited my sister, who lived in West Yellowstone, Montana, in the dead of winter. We rented snow mobiles and drove into Yellowstone. That was the only way to get into Yellowstone in the winter (other than walking).

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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

10,000 Birds

The system was intended as a hunter-centric model, both guided by and benefitting consumptive interests. Given that few hunters actually consume coyotes, wolves, cougars, and except for a few individuals, even bears, it is obviously a “waste” of wildlife to shoot or trap these animals just for “fun” 2. He notes that “Beginning in the 1960s, for example, conservation was dominated by non-hunters whose legacy includes key legislation such as the U.S.

The Crossley ID Guide: Waterfowl–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Those birders fascinated by subspecies will be glad to see individual distribution maps for subspecies of Canada Goose and Cackling Goose. He strongly believes that waterfowl hunters are the major reason we have waterfowl and wetlands in North America today. and Canada.”

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ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

10,000 Birds

Kills in Canada, Alaska and Mexico are not included in the count. Nationwide, wildlife watchers now outspend hunters 6 to 1. Giving a few hundred hunters something else to shoot, in my opinion, cannot be worth the blowback from tens of thousands of people who are willing to travel and spend just to watch the birds fly over. I’ve received letters and emails from a number of avid hunters who find the concept of shooting cranes repugnant.

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The Resistance is Growing: Take Note, Oil Companies & Corporate Oil Consumers

Sierra Club Compass

Photo by Peg Hunter. Photo by Peg Hunter. Photo by Peg Hunter. By Rachel Rye Butler.

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Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis

10,000 Birds

Gray Jays have long been more than willing to scarf down the offal that remains when hunters process a carcass so it is little wonder that they have adapted their foraging habits to include whatever scraps picnickers are willing to share.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

Although cat cafes have been popping up globally, Canada’s entry into the market has been relatively recent.” The domestic cat has evolved from wild hunter to opportunist predator and as partner alongside humanity as companion and symbol. Cat Cafes Prowl Across Canada".

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Single on the Sea Ice

Eco Friendly Daily

Canada’s harvest is the largest of the countries with polar bear populations. It is limited to First Nations hunters with some specific exceptions. Part of the allotted quota can be used for guiding sport hunters, with vigorous monitoring of the harvest.

Zero Gravity Brewing Company: Bob White

10,000 Birds

At last, it’s spring in the northern half of the world. Birds are singing and migrating, freshets are running, and trees are budding – yes, it’s time for all those things.

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A return visit to Summer Lake Refuge

10,000 Birds

With a very diverse, and extremely large wildlife population, Summer Lake has become an extremely popular destination, not only for waterfowl hunters, but birdwatchers, fishermen, and photographers. The first of September marked the start of quite a bit of travel for Jeanne and I.

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Puffin Trip in Maine

10,000 Birds

For nearly a hundred years, after the eggers, meat-hunters, plume-hunters, and a human-influenced gull population boom, puffins were absent from the island. When Daisy started talking about a family trip to Maine for the long Memorial Day Weekend I had one thing on my mind: puffins!

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10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered

Greentumble

History abounds with stories of mass extinctions of animals by hunters and the consequent deaths of their predators if not by direct hunting as well, then by starvation because they no longer have a food source. and Canada in 1971. . The United States Endangered Species Act.

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Cinnamon Teal at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

10,000 Birds

The picture was the same across Canada, where a large percentage of the United States’ wintering waterfowl nest. Wetland losses across Canada were estimated to be 29 to 71 percent since settlement 2.

Shorebirds Are Still Being Hunted, Often Legally

Nature Conservancy - Science

Shorebird hunters had their own calls, decoys, and hunting blinds. In 2011, after they were grounded by a tropical storm, 2,000 American Golden Plover were shot by sport hunters in Barbados.

State of North America’s Birds Report Released to Commemorate Centennial of the First Migratory Bird Treaty

Nature Conservancy - Science

This groundbreaking international agreement between the United States and Canada, signed by Great Britain’s King George V on Canada’s behalf and U.S. and Canada that winter in these important habitats. Aerial photo of migrating Canada Geese.

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Among these partners are hunters, auto insurance companies and the driving public, the public health sector, the timber industry, and agriculture. Hunters. Hunters spend billions of dollars each year in pursuit of white-tailed deer. Such hunters could be very helpful.

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Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus

10,000 Birds

The Ruffed Grouse is a bird of the forests across much of North America, from Alaska and the mountains of the west through Canada, and in the east down through the Appalachians to Georgia.

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Top 10 Endangered Marine Mammals in the World

Greentumble

Intentional culling on the coasts of Alaska and Canada has led to their population dropping by nearly 70% between 1977 and 2007. Known for returning every year to the same estuary, Belugas are an easy prey for hunters. In Native American folklore, whales are depicted.

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Of Whiskey Jacks and Water Ouzels

10,000 Birds

Once known as the Canada Jay, but more interestingly by such tags as Camp Robber and Venison Hawk for its habit of hanging around humans and viewing them as a food source. There’s a reason why the name of Linnaeus is still spoken with respect more than two centuries after his death.

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When Is a Black Bear Actually a Blue Bear?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When European naturalists and hunters first encountered the animal, they pretty much only saw black bears that were black. A Kermode bear or “spirit bear” (Ursus americanus kermodei) on Gribbell Island in the Great Bear Rainforest of Canada.

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Liberal MP pushes welfarist bill that will hurt animals in the long run

Eccorazzi

He considers Bill C-246 to be what Canada needs to bring animal welfare laws into the 21st Century, despite the failures of animal welfarism. . Erskine-Smith says that the last thing he wants to do is pick a fight with anglers and hunters and that he’s open to amending the bill.

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Rudolph Versus Bambi: A Conservation Dilemma

Nature Conservancy - Science

But along the Canada border in northern Idaho and eastern Washington, a struggle is playing out pitting the real-life counterparts of Rudolph (caribou) and Disney’s Bambi (white-tailed deer). Woodland caribou cling to a precarious existence in the “lower 48″ U.S. states. Photo: D.

The Birding is Always Good at Cano Negro, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Unless those non-birding folks happen to be duck hunters or love to go fishing, they tend to stay away from the marshes, the riparian zones, the bottom lands. As birders, we tend to spend more time in wetlands than most of our peers, neighbors, and family members.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

10,000 Birds

Note in this 2010 video, birders, birdwatching and kayakers are mentioned, not hunters. Visitors are encouraged to wear hunter orange during hunting seasons for safety. The area is recognized as a Globally Important Bird Area for birds migrating between the US and Canada. Finley National Wildlife Refuge’s primary management goal is to provide wintering habitat for dusky Canada geese. Unlike other Canada goose subspecies, duskies have limited summer and winter ranges.

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A Merganser Trifecta!

10,000 Birds

Red-breasted Mergansers occupy most of Canada and into Alaska for breeding with some of the norther tier of the United States. This is where they are truly effective and amazing hunters.

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The Life of Pi Film is a Visual Poem About Humans and Nature

Green Prophet

It told the story of a boy whose family is shipwrecked while moving their private zoo’s animals from French India to Canada. His companion is a Bengal tiger who was dubbed Richard Parker after a name mix up between a tiger its hunter.

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Last Chance to Enter

10,000 Birds

These Blasts From The Past Bird Watching Spots at The Binocular Site How things ought to be done Give Gunnison’s a Chance Authorities Cracking Down on Finch Fighting New York City Canada Goose “Kill Zones&# Revealed About the Author Corey Corey is a New Yorker who has lived most of his life upstate but has spent the last three years in Queens. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B.

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Wildlife Rehabilitator War Wounds

10,000 Birds

Right now I have a nice hickey on my arm from a Canada Goose. Most of mine are small mammals,” said Denise Hunter. Injured wildlife are not the most cooperative of patients. Most of them think we’re trying to eat them, not help them. Frightened and defensive, they react accordingly. Wildlife rehabilitators have an arsenal of equipment and techniques we use to protect ourselves.

Water Farmers get fresh with aquaponics for food in Toronto

Green Prophet

On our mission to find sustainable ways to feed the Middle East, and our planet, and real people leading these movements, Green Prophet heads out to Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada, to meet Even Bell, the founder of WaterFarmers, Toronto’s largest aquaponics farm.

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The Farley Mowat seized on high seas

Eco Friendly Daily

The two crew members may still faces heavy fines and possible jail time while the coast guard is also threatening to seize the Farley Mowat for good on the basis that the ship did not have a proper permit to observe the seal hunt and was apparently obstructing the hunters.

Cristina Eisenberg on Large Predators, Large Landscapes and Coexistence

Nature Conservancy - Science

We had been living in Montana for a few years, and all at once wolves started recolonizing our land, moving down from the north, from Canada. I come from a ranching background and I’m also a hunter. Cristina Eisenberg. Photo: Trevor Angel.

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World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

Conservancy Talk

In post-colonial countries, Indigenous peoples are the original inhabitants of places like Canada, the United States, Australia, Brazil and others.

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Ginseng Digging: Local Traditions and Global Markets for Appalachia’s Medicinal Plants

Nature Conservancy - Science

The book introduced me to the master ginseng seeker, hunter and trapper Dersu Uzala , and to the Russian explorer V.K. I grew up in Ohio, a hunter, and always out in the woods,” he said. “I

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