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British Columbia public says no to killing wolves

[large thumbnail url=”british-columbia-public-says-no-to-killing-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”british-columbia-public-says-no-to-killing-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] B.C. and it’s mountain caribou science team want to take to the air to kill wolves, but the public, and other scientists, don’t agree and so the provincial government now has tough challenges ahead.

Vancouver Sun  –  

The public has rejected the idea of an aerial wolf kill in B.C. to benefit threatened mountain caribou, even before the first gun has been loaded.

But whether the B.C. government listens to the public, or to the scientists who say the kill is vital for caribou recovery, remains to be seen.

Chris Ritchie, manager of species at risk recovery for the ministry of environment, said Wednesday the response has been overwhelmingly negative since the proposed aerial wolf kill became widely known in February…

Read the entire article: We’re a never-kill-wolf province, public says

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