You don’t expect to get warm fuzzies from a project about mange, until you receive photos like this:   This little lamb is part of a herd of California bighorns were the test subjects in a project testing treatments for Psoroptes ovis, a microscopic mite that’s been causing big problems for some BC bighorns.   The first […]
A new, large-scale research project, involving multiple agencies and universities, has started to tackle one of the most pressing needs in wildlife management in British Columbia – how to understand and reverse declines of mule deer in the Southern Interior.  With contributions from Indigenous people, the public, stakeholders, and industry, this project brings together cutting-edge […]
Can’t get enough fisher footage? HCTF project leader Larry Davis has put together another video update on the artificial den box project with some fantastic video captured with some innovative use of a Go-Pro and a selfie-stick:   Larry writes: “Work at the start of this fiscal year focused on identifying any den boxes that […]
There are a lot of great fishing lakes located in the Southern Interior region of BC. Ideal water chemistry, long, hot growing seasons and managed populations of stocked rainbow, brook trout and kokanee provide a diversity of angling experiences. A quick look at a map of the Merritt, Logan Lake and Kamloops area will reveal […]

Marten vs. Goshawk

What happens when a marten’s meal is interrupted by a curious goshawk? Watch the video to find out!   Thanks so much to Shannon Crowley and Dexter Hodder for sharing this amazing footage from their HCTF-funded project, “Marten Population Responses to Accelerated Salvage Logging in MPB Stands in Central BC“.