"Balanced ecosystem is key, groups say."
Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:49 pm
Read the full article at: http://www.dailytownsman.com/article/20120203/CRANBROOK0101/302039988/-1/cranbrook/wolves-and-caribou-balanced-ecosystem-is-key-groups-sayThe Ktunaxa Nation and Wildsight often share a common goal when it comes to wildlife issues. In the case of the restoration of the South Purcell Mountain Caribou, both want to see a healthy, sustainable herd, and see the pending translocation of animals from Dease Lake as a positive step in doing so.
However, they are not in complete agreement as to the possibility of a wolf cull.
MLA Bill Bennett has said that he is supportive of the translocation, provided that predator control is in effect - meaning aerial culling of wolves that prey on the caribou.