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Round Canada Podcast
HC Media, Inc
The Round Canada Podcast is a short format show that brings you updates on the latest in wildlife science, conservation and responsible hunting in Canada.
Jul 20, 2020
Episode 6 - Wolf culls, lies, damned lies and statistics
In this episode Mark updates you on the Northern Atlantic cod fishery, the return of the grizzly hunt in BC, sexy and non-sexy species at risk, crossbow hunting in Newfoundland and Labrador, moose culls at night, wolf culls in the National Parks, putting chinook salmon fishing on the west coast on your bucket list, huckleberry picking restrictions in BC, a wolf culling and caribou recovery controversy, throwing scientists under the bus and media that jump on the bus. Note: The journal mentioned is the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science not Pacific National Academy of Science.
Jul 10, 2020
Episode 5 - It's More Like A Grizzly Bear Meat Grinder
Hang on because this is an action-packed episode. In this episode Mark brings you up to speed on COVID in the wilderness of the Northwest Territories, sea lice on juvenile salmon, killing nuisance seals, whether sea lion skulls are Canada’s illegal ivory trade, invasive white-tailed deer in the boreal forest, how Canada’s polar bears are doing, long distance wolverines, wolverine trapping in British Columbia, Alberta’s new sandhill crane hunt, bird populations in Alberta, missing killer whale pods, whether wildlife photographers need hunting licenses, calls for a Yukon grizzly bear hunting moratorium, the tale of two bear research projects, BC’s new Fair Chase hunting regulations, motorized access for disabled hunters in Saskatchewan and a call to action for Canadian wildlife scientists.
1 hr 9 min
Jun 21, 2020
Episode 4 - We're Not Going To Take It
In this episode Mark talks about the latest in what is happening with wild salmon and steelhead on coastal British Columbia, Atlantic salmon in Nova Scotia, how global regulators are selling out the world’s largest tuna, the beginning of the end for the white grizzly, the plight of the spotted owl, owls and rat poison, hunter numbers in western Canada, Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 2021 habitat report, the public trust doctrine for salmon in Canada and how Heavy Metal music can help conservation.
Jun 12, 2020
Episode 3 - Failure in Canada Means Global Extinction
In this episode Mark updates you on a new bighorn sheep study just published as well as providing you with a status update on invasive wild pigs in Canada, self-cloning goldfish, bear audits, the looming ocean-based fish farm deadline, wolf necropsy, wolf culls, environmental roll backs during COVID, selling public land in Nova Scotia, sterilizing deer, the consequence of the BC grizzly hunt ban in protecting old growth, mandatory recreation licenses in Canada, a prestigious conservation award in the NWT and Canada’s unique species.
Jun 5, 2020
Episode 2 Wolf Attack - What Coexisting With Carnivores Means
In this episode Mark covers a wolf attack in BC, the effort to blast the Fraser River Big Bar landslide, new salmon fishing closures, chronic wasting disease trends in Alberta, new CWD research, selling of public lands in Alberta, logging endangered caribou habitat, a Nova Scotia court ruling on endangered species, fair chase, selling game locations and updates on the federal firearms ban.
May 21, 2020
Episode 1 Firearm Ban - There's Something Missing Here
In this episode Mark brings you up to speed on the new federal firearms ban, Ontario's spring black bear hunt, Newfoundland's new wild turkey season, a white grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, culling wildlife for tourism in Banff National Park, celebrity wildlife on Vancouver Island, funding for conservation in BC, new Canadian podcasts and a call to action for hunters and anglers.