Endangered Species

Kevin Gourlay uses radio telemetry to track marmots. Photo courtesy Kevin Gourlay.

Researchers find three new Vancouver Island Marmot colonies this summer

Two colonies found in Strathcona Park, where recovery has been a “struggle”

 

Halfpipe with his mother Split Fluke in 2019. Photo courtesy Kaitlin Paquette.

Death of young humpback shows tragic impact of ship collisions, 2 experts say

Two-year-old ‘Halfpipe’ found dead July 8

 

Garden spider. (Nature Conservancy of Canada photo)

New study is first full list of species that only exist in Canada

Almost 40 per cent of them are critically imperilled or imperilled and eight are already extinct

 

Photo: Kamloops this Week

Badger dies after popping up in Kamloops garden

Fewer than 350 badgers are believed to still live in the province and are considered an at-risk species

  • May 7, 2020
Photo: Kamloops this Week