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I'd been looking forward to a weekend away for a while. I love my home in British Columbia and our valley is a place of overwhelming beauty, but the prospect of a couple of days in a small, hip mountain town in the US with a...

An introductory video to Grizzly Bear Ranch, a small luxury lodge offering wildlife-viewing and wilderness holidays in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia....

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. But it is also about making memories and having fun, in your...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Even before we bought the 80 acre strip of land across from the ranch a few years back we used to worry about the structure that provides for its only access. An old Bailey bridge designed for getting British tanks across middle European rivers, it had...

It's been more than eleven years since I set out one early spring day, only weeks after we first arrived at the ranch, to try and find a couple of dogs with whom to share our little wilderness paradise. Three hours later, following up on an...