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Reinstating The Spring Bear Hunt Is Not The Answer

November 12, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Let Sleeping Bears Lie… The Ontario government ended the spring bear hunt in 1999 with conservationists, including wildlife advocacy organizations and bear biologists, applauding the decision. Fast forward to 2013, consider the predicament we are in today. MPP Bill Mauro (Liberal, Thunder Bay-Atikokan) introduced a private members bill in the legislature to re-instate the spring
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October 24, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

On the home front, CWC have been busy with very exciting opportunities to present our Coyote Strategy Framework. Our audiences include nature organizations, athletic clubs, Council members, and law enforcement personnel. Recently, Coyote Watch Canada founding director Lesley Sampson presented at the MLEOA Municipal Law Enforcement Officers Association Conference. The presentation was well received. There
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Glaring Lack of Training and Compassion: RCMP Runs Over Coyote

October 23, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Today in Moncton New Brunswick a member of the RCMP killed a coyote with his vehicle. Yes. Premeditated. Without provocation. The officer deliberately, set out to kill… one… lone… song dog. Shocking move by highly trained members of Canada’s elite. Or is it? One thing is for sure, this tragic event is sad and a
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Not A Love Story

October 20, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

If you love wolves, why not love coyotes too? Why not respect and advocate for all predators? The vital role acting as our “eco-thermometer” is critical to genetic diversity and healthy landscapes. Aside from their ecological impact; predators are fascinating, drive tourism dollars and keep us connected with a wildness so often misunderstood. Time to
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Song Dog Digest: Alpha Gus

October 18, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Coyote friends! Thank you for stopping by to learn about peaceful coexistence and coyote living in Niagara. To those of you that filled out the Urban Wildlife research questionnaire circulated during the first two weeks of October- we thank you for your participation! Over the past several months as you know we have been monitoring
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People & Urban Wildlife Survey ~ Be A Valued Participant!

October 3, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

[one_second][image src=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Cruising-Coyote-Ann-Brokelman.jpg” align=”center” alt=”cruising coyotes”][/one_second][one_second]Hello CWC readers, You may remember I posted an information blog last August about using wildlife cameras to collect images of coyotes. I’ve also created a survey as another part of my graduate research and would love to have you fill it out. The survey is collecting information on different urban
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Don't Miss This Event On October 16th! ~ A Life Dedicated To Saving The Cheetah ~

September 24, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

[call_to_action image=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/cheetahbackgroud.jpg” title=”Welcome friends of wildlife! This is a “must attend” ONE EVENING event featuring a glimpse into the world of the elusive cheetah and the dedicated folks behind their preservation!” btn_title=”A Life Dedicated To Saving Cheetah Event: Click Here to Visit” btn_link=”http://cheetahconservationfund.ca/events/a-life-dedicated-to-saving-the-cheetah/” class=”fancybox”] Be a part of an enlightening, dynamic and thought provoking evening
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Ontario wants to teach kids to kill

August 29, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

WARNING: IMAGES OF TRAPPED WILDLIFE IN THIS POST [one_second]With the support of the Ontario government, children ages 12 to 15 will be taught how to cruelly kill wildlife by two hunting and trapping lobby groups. In a press statement issued Wednesday, the Ontario Federation of Hunters and Anglers (OFAH) and the Ontario Fur Managers Federation
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You Just Can't Keep A Good Coyote Down

August 21, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

[code]By Rick Lamplugh[/code] Yellowstone’s coyotes had no idea who the new dog in the neighborhood was when wolves were reintroduced in the park after a seventy-year absence. Generations of coyotes had come and gone without a wolf in sight. But coyotes soon learned that these new dogs sure could bring down elk. The reintroduced wolves,
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Niagara Action for Animals Community Walk For Farm Animals

August 20, 2013 Bobbie Johnson

Vinnie appreciates you care! A compassionate invitation from our friends at Niagara Action for Animals to join them on October 5th, 2013 as they host and sponsor a walk for Farm Sanctuary. Please consider joining them on October 5th for a great family day outdoors! Participate at your own pace while benefiting your heart, mind
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