Please sign and share Valhalla’s online petition to create the Selkirk Mountain Caribou Park – see petition and learn more here! https://www.change.org/p/save-bc-s-ancient-temperate-rainforest-primeval
In North America, hundreds of grizzly bears are killed for sport by trophy hunters every year. This “sport” is outdated, wasteful and inherently cruel. Trophy examines the effect that trophy hunting has on the people, land and animals. Can we truly justify killing these animals for sport (or for any reason? except in extraordinary circumstances) To see the complete 28min documentary go to: http://www.trophyfilm.com/watchthefilm Please sign the petition at the end of documentary. Thank you, Barb of Bears Matter
Watch Short Speeches from Four Justice for BC Grizzlies’ Speakers
Please watch Val Murray, Spokesperson for Justice for BC Grizzlies:
Please watch Charlie Russell, Honourary Grizzly Ambassador
Please watch Barb Murray, Grizzly Ambassador
Please watch George Rammell , Grizzly Ambassador
Now Everyone Take The Pledge at :
www.justiceforbcgrizzlies.com or https://www.change.org/p/take-the-pledge-to-help-end-b-c-s-grizzly-hunt
then please share Pledge Link before Provincial Election May 9, 2017
Thank you on behalf of our grizzlies!
pls read article by Judith Lavoie and go to Take The Pledge if you are a BC resident! Www.justiceforbcgrizzlies.com -take action page!
Thank you Justice for BC Grizzlies, Val & Barb
Posted on September 13, 2016 by Aneesa HeatheringtoThe size of a grizzly bear paw print is demonstrated at a Justice for BC Grizzlies press conference. (Paulina Wu/BCIT News)
Justice for BC Grizzlies announced a plan of action to save grizzly bears by raising awareness and making the grizzly hunt an issue in the 2017 election.
Co-founder of Justice for BC Grizzlies, Val Murray, stressed the importance of ending the hunt and the potential economic benefit.
“Keeping bears alive is worth much more to the government and to the people of this province than killing them ever will.”
The advocacy group calls the killings unjust and a threat to the grizzly population structure, as bears are forced further and further north to avoid human interference.
Grizzly bear advocate and Justice for BC Grizzlies spokesperson Charlie Russell is experienced in dealing with bears. (Justice for BC Grizzlies)
Justice for B.C Grizzlies’ spokesperson and grizzly bear advocate Charlie Russell
Murray says that wildlife viewing, in partnership with local communities, can generate more profits for the government than trophy hunting.
Justice for BC Grizzlies is asking BC voters to keep the grizzly hunt high on the political radar leading up to the May 9th, 2017 provincial election and pledge to spread the word.
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Event Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 10 a.m. The Sylvia Hotel, 1154 Gilford Street across Beach Ave Public Invited
BC TAKE THE PLEDGE at www.justicebcgrizzlies.com
“I PLEDGE to help end BC’s unjust grizzly hunt by reaching out to as many fellow voters and political candidates as possible between now and the May 9 2017 provincial election!”
Justice for BC Grizzlies, an advocacy group founded in March 2016 for the purpose of ending the grizzly bear hunt, is taking action to stop the hunt. “Election time is coming, and our information indicates overwhelming support province-wide for ending the grizzlies bear hunt,” said Val Murray, who helped found Justice for BC Grizzlies.
To make sure Premier Christy Clark is hearing this message, the group is asking voters throughout the province to “Take the Pledge” and help keep the grizzly bear hunt an uppermost election issue at a press conference to be held September 13, 2016 in Vancouver. Charlile Russell, grizzly bear expert and the honourary spokesperson for Justice for BC Grizzlies, will speak at the press conference about what he has learned from living and working with grizzly bears in BC, Alberta, Alaska and Russia. His experience with grizzlies offers compelling reasons why killing these majestic and intelligent animals is unacceptable.
Robert Bateman says “Charlie Russell is a hero who deserves prominence in Canadian consciousness and beyond. Charlie’s work opens our eyes to the breadth and depth of bears in particular, and nature in
general. Let us hope that his sensitivity is contagious,”
Murray: “Given that wildlife viewing generates 10 times more economic spinoffs into our local and provincial economy than trophy hunting, it doesn’t make sense economically, ecologically or ethically to be killing grizzlies.”
Founders of Justice for BC Grizzlies, Val Murray will also speak. There will be
a question and answer period following the presentations and Justice for BC Grizzlies supporters
will be available for interviews.
For information, visit: www.justiceforbcgrizzlies.com; www.charlierussellbears.com
Val Murray firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: @justiceforbcgrizzlies; Twitter: @justice4bcgrizz