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Wolverines, grizzlies, rare river frogs, rubber boas, eagles, crows and every other critter in between. Heck, we’ve even written about the Sasquatch.

Fifteen years ago, dachshunds and biologists teamed up to save Haida Gwaii from invasive species. This is what happens when wiener dogs attack. Liberal hunting…

Vancouver’s urban dwellers find a way to access fresh seafood for free, and barely out of the downtown core. Andrew Stegemann describes how to stand…

Two National Geographic photographers and marine biologists are trying to get the Salish Sea, which includes the Strait of Georgia, Puget Sound and the Strait of…

By Mitchell Scott From afar it looks like a log with a motor on it. Like a kid has stolen his dad’s outboard and mounted…

As long as an alligator and with the hide of a prehistoric pachyderm, she has lurked the Kootenay River system since before World War I….

For over 25 years, a fight has been raging in the heart of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains. The proposed construction of Jumbo Glacier Resort in the…

When three ski-bum cinematographers and one drug kingpin tried an experiment in 80s-era Whistler, the result was Fear and Loathing-tinged travel through time, space and…

When you need dry, light and durable in the river When it’s too cold to wet wade, yet too warm for the full protection of…

The baseline of the Kootenay freshwater life cycle is populated by millions of one particularly beautiful yet hardy fish: the trout. Close relative to both…

British Columbia’s grizzly bears rule the peak of the food chain. But they’re being left to waste at the bottom of the government’s conservation priority…

With elusive funding and mountains of data required for hypothesis, who can afford the science needed to solve our world’s problems? Maybe you. Born from…

As the swifts gather their numbers overhead, human families snack on KFC, or, this being Portland, Tilth-certified vegan picnics washed down by sulfite-free Pinot. At…

You may have noticed KMC doesn’t have a “Letters to the Editor” section. It’s a fairly unconventional omission. Most magazines have one. We never have. Not…

Dudes can’t dance. Perhaps in Latin America, or Spain, and definitely in Africa, but from my experience in western North America, most guys struggle to…

For millennia, Bigfoot has evaded capture and definitive conclusion. Despite myriad monster hunters, top-secret DNA evidence and a $2-million bounty, the creature has been found…