Heavy B.C. Snowpacks Increase Bear Activity

May 9, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“SFU criminology professor Ehor Boyanowsky and his son were fly fishing in the Squamish Valley about 32 kilometres from Squamish recently when a grizzly bear approached.” Heavy snowpacks in British Columbia’s Squamish valley are sending grizzlies and black bears to forage at lower elevations. Kelly Sinoski and Catherine Rolfsen in the Vancouver Sun.