Update from the Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. 


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You can now register for our CBVA Level #1 Guide course through North Island College. CLICK HERE for more information and a direct link to the College website. 

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A list of our Level #1 guide courses that are available this spring. For more information or to register for a course please contact Kathy, Executive Director at





April 20 & 21

Nimmo Bay Resort

Nimmo Bay Resort

May 2 & 3

Bluewater Adventures

North Vancouver

May 4 & 5

Tide Rip Tours

Telegraph Cove

May 11 & 12

Solstice Recreation Group

Bella Coola Valley

May 15 & 16

Knight Inlet Lodge

Knight Inlet Lodge

Dates Organization

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New tourism council will work with government on sustainable growth

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British Columbia's leading bear-viewing lodges and operators pledged yesterday to put aside tens of thousands of dollars a year to promote grizzly bear conservation in the province. 

The pledge follows the end of commercial and residential hunting of grizzly bears in BC, announced by the government in December last year.   "It is only right that with the end of the hunt we should take on the funding of grizzly bear conservatio

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On December 18, 2017, the government of British Columbia decided to close grizzly bear hunting province-wide effective immediately.  

December 18, 2017, will go down as a historic day in British Columbia as it is the day the grizzly bear hunt closure was announced.

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Victoria -  The Commercial Bear Viewing Association (CBVA) welcomes the report by the Auditor General calling for greater measures to ensure the long-term viability of grizzly bears in this province.  

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If you'd like to do more, consider donating money to the Commercial Bear Viewing Association.
You can earmark your donation specifically for research or conservation and you can be assured that
we will make your donation make a difference for bears in British Columbia.

Please contact us for more information