British Columbia Hunting News

British Columbia Offers Open Season for Anterless Mule Deer
The Ministry of Environment will immediately implement an open season for antlerless mule deer in British Columbia's Peace region to help address the ongoing issue of wildlife/agriculture conflicts.
British Columbia Spring Grizzly Hunt
There has been a delay in finalizing the number of authorizations for the spring 2007 grizzly bear limited entry hunt.
British Columbia Offers Early Draw for Spatsizi Sheep
The British Columbia Wildlife Federation, BC Parks and Wildlife program staff have noted the limited success in sheep harvest in MU 6-20 Zone A.
BC Hunters fined $6000 for Possession of Bear Parts
A Burnaby couple have been fined a total of $6,000 in provincial court for various offences involving the illegal possession of bear parts.
Wing Quon Enterprises Charged with Possession and Sale of Endangered Species
Environment Canada has laid 14 charges against Wing Quon Enterprises Ltd. for allegedly importing CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) specimens without the required permits and for unlawfully possessing and distributing medicines containing Tiger, Bear, Pangolin, Musk Deer and Rhinoceros derivatives.
British Columbia Hunting Regulations Released for 2006-07
The B.C. hunting and trapping regulations for 2006-07 are now available online, through Service BC Government Agents' offices, and stores where hunting and trapping licences are sold, Environment Minister Barry Penner announced today.
Eagle Poaching Investigation Results in Charges
After a 15-month investigation by British Columbia’s Conservation Officer Service (COS), charges have now been laid against 11 individuals for possession and trafficking in dead wildlife.
Province Asks Public to Report Poachers
New highway signs, a website and a toll-free hotline for the public to report poachers and polluters were approved by Environment Minister Barry Penner, who is attending the 50th Annual Meeting of the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) today in Penticton.
Three Men Convicted of Illegal Hunting
A Campbell River court has found three men guilty of illegal hunting, under the Wildlife Act. The charges were laid after a joint investigation by Campbell River conservation officers and members of the Conservation Officer Service’s Special Investigations Unit.
Hunting & Trapping Regulations Set for 2005-2006
Beginning this week, the 2005-06 hunting and trapping regulations are available online, through government agents’ offices, and stores where hunting and trapping licenses are sold.