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A wild cat

A large cat at Grizzly Bear Ranch. But which one? This footage is from a science project conducted between Grizzly Bear Ranch and Brown Bear Research Network funded by our guests to inventory the bears in our valley. The plan is to develop facial recognition...

Nocturnal visitor

The first of a series of videos from our trail camera project which has been running for two years now. Any idea which animal this is? This footage is from a science project conducted between Grizzly Bear Ranch and Brown Bear Research Network funded by...

  • Grizzly bear
  • Brown black bear
Spring Wildlife-Viewing Slideshow

In May and June the wilderness is at its most vibrant. At this time of year we frequently see bears as well as other animals. It is also the best time to see birds. This is a selection of photos taken from our May and...

Fun at Grizzly Bear Ranch

Your holiday at Grizzly Bear Ranch will be about all kind of things - connecting with nature, enjoying some of North America's prime megafauna, rafting down a beautiful, wilderness river, eating fine food and sipping good wines. But it is also about making memories and...

The Dogs of Grizzly Bear Ranch

We have three resident German shepherd dogs at Grizzly Bear Ranch, Masha and Karu, two siblings whom we brought to the ranch only weeks after we first arrived, and Katya, a long-haired Shepherd, who arrived in the spring of 2017 from Cranbrook in the Rockies....

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Grizzly Bear Ranch Cabin Slideshow

We have six cabins at Grizzly Bear Ranch. Whitewater is our largest cabin with two floors. It has commanding views of the river and two sun decks. It also has a bathtub as well as a wood-burning stove. Redfish North and South are slightly smaller...

BC bans all grizzly bear hunting

Even after two years and hundreds of hours of lobbying, organising and schmoozing politicians, today's announcement was better than anything we could have dared hope for. The BC government banned all hunting of grizzly bears in the province, whether for trophies or for meat. We led...

Protected: To End a Bear Hunt

It's been a watershed year for grizzly bears in British Columbia. Whatever the final outcome - and we still don't know the small print of what the government's new law will say - we are pretty sure we have saved dozens and hopefully hundreds of grizzly...

Fire & Rain

It may not look like much fun. A damp garden on a soggy day. But for Kristin and I this morning was a time to do a little jig of excitement. The Weather Gods, even if they had not exactly smiled on us, were at least...

Down but not out

It's never going to be all good news living in the wilderness - and this is one of those weeks we would rather forget. Last Monday, just after we had wrapped up a great spring season with some close-up and personal viewing of wild bears, I...