Grizzly bears are an integral part of maintaining ecosystems in B.C. – having a healthy population makes the province better able to sustain many other species. They also play an important role in First Nations culture as well as many tourism and recreation activities.
The province has made an environmental commitment to sustaining the grizzly bear population and habitat. A great deal of effort and research is invested in managing the population using scientific information and data.
Get an overview of the planning and funding used for grizzly bear population inventory and monitoring across the province:
The province’s grizzly bear strategy outlines science-based harvest management practices used to help ensure that B.C. continues to be home to some of the healthiest grizzly bear populations in the world.