The Northerner, Fort St. John, BC
The BC Wildlife Federation is mounting its own campaign to counter WCWC’s.
Doug Walker, executive director of BCWF, rallied members in his column in
Outdoor Edge magazine. The Federation is hoping to raise $500,000 for
radio and TV air time and newspaper space in order to overshadow the
petition. Walker is asking members to donate about $25 each to help with
the cause. ‘I think we can all give up one box of shells or a tank of gas
to preserve our hunting heritage,” he wrote……
Marr is stuck in a very hard place. If he only demands higher penalties
and more protection for animals against poachers, he has hunters on his
side, but as soon as he turns around and addresses the other side, he is
met with complete opposition.
“Hunters go for the head and hide and poachers go for the gall and paws;
they are all after bear parts…” Marr said...
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