Bear viewing vs trophy hunting 2014

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Photo: Simon Ager. Did you know, not every spirit bear carries the white-furred gene?

As a company that’s part of British Columbia’s important eco-adventure tourism industry, we’ve written a lot about bear viewing tourism versus bear trophy hunting (as opposed to hunting for food).

Some of the concepts are summarized like this:

If you are in Victoria, BC, on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 pm, and you support this idea, then consider visiting the legislature lawn for a peaceful demonstration of support. You can read more about it here.

Or, you can tweet with the tag #notrophyhunt at that time, or text your message to 39-39-39.

And you can watch all the online comments build at this site.

And, if you’re really interested in a specially guided, boutique expedition to view bears in BC, then here are the trips we suggest:

And in 2014, a very special expedition with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Robert and Birgit Bateman.


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