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Sylvia Dolson

Open Letter to: Minister Katrine Conroy, FLNRORD

We have identified nine priorities on our website (bearalliance.com), all of which involve assisting the people of British Columbia to coexist with bears and share the same habitats. As a new organization with a wealth of collective expertise, experience and skill sets, we welcome an opportunity to learn how we can assist FLNRORD in addressing the need for improved animal care considerations. Our first priority is to address improvements to the rescue and release of orphaned bears.

For Jeanie, my ursine friend

Thanks to Jeanie, we now have a richer understanding of bears, their strengths and weaknesses, their individuality and the depth of mother-love. She showed us that bears have unique emotions, quirks and personalities, and that perhaps we are more similar to bears than we imagined. Jeanie brought joy to all who were privileged to spend time in her company. She is truly missed.

Giving Bears a Voice: Make Peace not War

If you’re of the mindset that you can “fight the war on” anything, you are dead wrong. War begets war. Fighting begets fighting. So what are you supposed to do then? Sit back and let bad sh*t happen? NO! Contrary…