Ending grizzly hunt among recommendations in new report
The Grizzly Bear Foundation includes 19 recommendations in its report on long-term grizzly survival
- Increase grizzly education in elementary schools.
- Develop projects to demonstrate the use of electric fences and bear spray in some areas.
- Continue grizzly research.
- Consider grizzly bears in the implementation of the federal wild salmon policy.
- Terminate all grizzly hunting in B.C.
- Reduce bear attractant in public spaces and parks.
Provincial government response
According to a report prepared for the B.C. government, there are an estimated 15,000 grizzly bears in the province. (The Canadian Press)