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Nature Photographer Calls for Boycott By Tourists of the Alaska Highway

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An accomplished nature photographer is urging a tourism boycott of the Alaska Highway next year to protest a contest offering cash and prizes for hunting wolves

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MmAway M (505)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 5:02 pm
Yeah ~ At least a person with a BRAIN!

naomi cohen (55)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 5:11 pm
signed. thank you, roxy.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 10:45 pm

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Friday November 23, 2012, 7:46 am
Noted, didn't see a petition to sign though

Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday November 23, 2012, 9:39 am
I think he has a good idea.

aj E (164)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:31 am

Past Member (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:03 am
Noted. Great idea! Thanks so much, Roxy.

Janet R (38)
Friday November 23, 2012, 12:36 pm
Good for him, I hope people do boycott because of the wolf hunt. These damn hunters are really getting out of control. Kill, kill, kill, they are really pathetic.

Vladimir Tarlo (50)
Friday November 23, 2012, 12:39 pm
Cash and prizes for killing hunters, but not animals/

Ana Fontan (16)
Friday November 23, 2012, 1:51 pm
Noted. I didn´t find a petition to sign

michelle t (41)
Friday November 23, 2012, 2:47 pm
I have an even better idea.
Lets set up specific holiday adventures where we hunt the hunters.The only good hunter is a dead one.
I would love aa few dead corpses of hunter scum bastards gutted and hanging from my walls and as floor mats

Kate A (10)
Friday November 23, 2012, 6:13 pm
Done & Passed On, thank u

Dianne D (490)
Friday November 23, 2012, 7:57 pm
I'll support this effort. We need a petition to sign to show the state of Alaska that we pledge not to visit them or buy any products from Alaska.

Pamela C (75)
Friday November 23, 2012, 8:32 pm
John Marriott is right; this is disgusting and an outrage. What can be done?

wayne hall (3)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:21 pm
Noted and like Ana Fontan I to could not find the partition to sign.

Ruth C (87)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 5:10 am
Kudos to him for taking a stand!

Danuta W (1248)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 7:05 am

Muriel Servaege (53)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 7:20 am
Yes, at last someone with a brain! Those stupid hunters should be shot on sight. The hunter with the biggest victim should have the highest reward: $ 1 000.

Roxie H (350)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 8:37 am
THE WOLF ARMY We made two suggestions on this post

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The wolf hunt competition in BC and the plot sickens...and what you can do...

ermit not needed for wolf-kill contest because event is ‘skill-based’: B.C. gaming branch

Provincial gaming officials say they won’t be intervening in a controversial wolf-kill contest in the Peace River region because no permits are required for such an activity.

The branch issued a statement through spokeswoman Sandra Steilo explaining that for an activity to be considered gaming, three elements must be present: consideration (players pay to be eligible), chance (outcome not predetermined), and a prize to be won (money or anything of value).

However, if the contest is determined by skill, a license is not required. “In this instance, the branch has determined that since entrants must present a wolf to be eligible to win a prize, the event is skill-based and does not require a license.”

Read more:

1. You can in response sign this petition :

2. You can write a letter to BC tourism and tell them that you will boycott their state due to this competition :


Sergio P (65)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:37 pm
Hope they listen to him!! Thanks for posting

Daniel Partlow (179)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 6:42 am
I just don't understand how so many are willing to accept the death,and suffering of such a vital predator. We destroy them all then use extreme chemical ( and other worse methods) to control the rats, mice, and rabbits. We are failing miserably as God's caretakers of our planet. I am ashamed to be a human being! Why can't we leave a bit of unmolested wilderness alone?
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