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Songs may help protect silver-haired bats from wind turbines

Songs may help protect silver-haired bats from wind turbines

The discovery that silver-haired bats sing is allowing bat biologists to record their locations, so they aren’t killed by wind-power development
Sunny day meant easier day for annual census of birds in Delta

Sunny day meant easier day for annual census of birds in Delta

67th annual Ladner Christmas Bird Count was held on Dec. 17
Marine rescue team plucks bunny from boat in iced-over East Sooke cove

Marine rescue team plucks bunny from boat in iced-over East Sooke cove

The owner had left the rabbit behind on the cruiser moored in Anderson Cove, then became stuck in the ice
'Suffered in the cold': SPCA seizes seven dogs from B.C. property

'Suffered in the cold': SPCA seizes seven dogs from B.C. property

The BC SPCA says the owner confirmed the dogs were kept outdoors.
What you need to know about keeping dogs safe

What you need to know about keeping dogs safe

Here are some suggestions that express love and help keep your canine friends safe
Short season for Prince George's duck-feeding volunteers

Short season for Prince George's duck-feeding volunteers

Feeding the ducks at Cottonwood Island Park to help them survive the frigid temperatures has been the routine for longtime volunteers Brock Bailey and Paul Cailleaux for about eight years.
Two dogs shot and killed after attacking sheep in Cobble Hill

Two dogs shot and killed after attacking sheep in Cobble Hill

Two sheep were euthanized due to the extent of their injuries
Cancel Phase 2 of deer kill 'to avoid further embarrassment,' says group

Cancel Phase 2 of deer kill 'to avoid further embarrassment,' says group

Only 66 fallow deer were killed during the first phase of the deer kill, which cost Parks Canada $834,000
Severely injured dog rescued from side of the highway near Fort St. James

Severely injured dog rescued from side of the highway near Fort St. James

The dog was found on an isolated stretch of the highway and was first thought to have been a wild animal
B.C. mill fined $25K for dumping highly toxic waste into ocean

B.C. mill fined $25K for dumping highly toxic waste into ocean

Paper Excellence's Crofton, B.C., mill has been slapped with a $25,500 penalty for releasing more than one million litres of toxic waste into the Salish Sea.