Wildlife

Injured Vernon turtle on the road to recovery

The painted turtle, injured by a pair of youths May 19, has arrived at a Kamloops wildlife hospital

 

VIDEO: Bear catches ‘rascally rabbit’ for breakfast near Whistler bus stop

The brief encounter of the bear hunting its meal has gone viral

 

‘Problem is people, bears are predictable,’ says Vernon Conservation

Officers begging public to keep garbage inside and keep bears alive

 

Wildlife park near Kamloops to reopen June 1

BC Wildlife Park will reopen with a number of pandemic-related measures in place

  • May 22, 2020

Vernon turtle survives ‘cowardly attack’

Wildlife expert says painted turtle is lucky to be alive and will be transported to a sanctuary

VIDEO: ‘Peli’ the pelican, found injured in Oliver, reunited with flock after lengthy rehab

Footage shows the release of ‘Peli’, an endangered Pelican who has been recovering since last fall

Vernon painted turtle the victim of ‘cowardly attack’

The turtle suffered broken legs and was turned in to local wildlife group Tuesday

PHOTOS: Hungry hawk versus reluctant rattler showdown recorded by B.C. photographer

Not the first time photographer was in right place at right time to document an unusual encounter

Injured pelican found near death in Okanagan released after lengthy rehab

The bird, found near Oliver, underwent seven months of rehabilitation

VIDEO: Rare baby owl now being reared by its parents in Lower Mainland sanctuary

Chick J is back in the nest with mom and dad as part of a unique Langley breeding program

After grizzly spotted in B.C. village, mayor warns not to come searching for the bears

Wildlife warnings have been issued in Sayward, but people are ignoring it and going out in search of the bear to get photographs

Bird feeders attracting bears in Okanagan

Conservation Officer asks residents to remove bird seed and secure garbage

‘Murder Hornets,’ with sting that can kill, land in Washington State

The hornet was sighted for the first time in the U.S. last December

No trespassing while Vernon herons build nests

New signs installed at Vernon Heronry

COVID-19 not leading to increased wildlife, you just have more time on your hands: biologist

People have had more time to actually notice the critters that usually turn up in the spring

Great horned owl rests in the afternoon sun

Great horned owls are a bird of prey that can be found…

Goose egg addling underway in Vernon

Program enters its 14th year to help control populations of non-migratory Canadian Geese

Bobcat spotted in Vernon yard

Conservation officer advises residents to keep garbage secure during springtime wildlife boom

Bigfoot? Footprint near Lumby examined

Wildlife experts weigh in on Vernon woman’s photo taken near Shuswap Falls

Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country

A Lake Country resident caught a cougar prowling near their home

  • Apr 8, 2020