Wildlife advocacy group urging B.C. to stop beaver trapping related to wildfire mitigation Globalnews.ca
"...According to government data, 1,684 beavers were killed by licensed trappers in the 2022-23 trapping season, the advocacy group said. “British Columbia experienced an unprecedented wildfire season this year and there were droughts all across the province and when we are looking at the future of fighting the climate crisis, we need to be looking at nature solutions,” said Aaron Hofman, the Fur-Bearers' director of advocacy and policy. “We (want) the province to protect beavers and to use them in the fight against the climate crisis..."