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Faces of Wildlife

May 15, 2020

On this final episode of Faces of Wildlife, we learn more about host Mike Pedersen's journey into conservation. This is the story of how Mike got involved in wildlife management and habitat preservation.

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Apr 4, 2020

On this episode, Mike chats with Brian Springinotic - CEO of the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation in Victoria, British Columbia.

The HCTF exists because its major contributors (hunters, anglers, trappers, and guide-outfitters) were willing to pay for conservation work above and beyond that expected by...


Sep 5, 2019

On this episode, we continue the discussion on Caribou and shift our focus to habitat management and predator management. When it comes to caribou, we only have a few options that will help recover this iconic Canadian species, and they aren’t easy to sign off on. But at some point, the government and general...


Aug 13, 2019

On episode three, Mike heads east to Revelstoke, British Columbia to chat with Dr. Rob Serrouya and Brian Glaicar. In this first of two episodes dedicated to caribou, we meet Rob and Brian, cover a brief history of caribou, and look at some of the issues that are putting this iconic Canadian species at further risk of...


Jul 30, 2019

Okanagan Mountain Park made headlines around the world when a massive wildfire ignited the Kelowna park during the summer of 2003. The 25,912 hectare fire, which was started by a lightning strike, was devastating for homeowners as 239 buildings were destroyed in its wake. 
 
But despite its destructive effect on...