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Victoria Town Hall: The Future of Fish and Wildlife

Victoria Town Hall The future of fish and wildlife: Are we losing what makes BC special? The BC Wildlife Federation is concerned about the future of fish and wildlife populations, and future generation’s ability to hunt, fish, camp, and recreate in British Columbia. The Town Hall offers an opportunity to discuss the trends, threats to […]

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Marking of Imported Firearms (Bill C-10A) Regulations

Call to Action Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation On June 1, 2017, the “Marking of Imported Firearms (Bill C-10A) Regulations” will come into effect to implement the UN Firearm Marking protocol. The regulations, as currently drafted, will have a negative impact on Canadians who rely on hunting to feed their families and sports shooters, by significantly […]

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VFGPA Game Dinner 2017

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WANTED: Dead or Alive

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To All Hunters: Chronic Wasting Disease in BC

HUNTERS: We Need Your Help to Learn More About CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE IN BC WHAT IS CWD? Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) affects species in the deer family (cervids). It is caused by abnormal proteins (prions). CWD is found in mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk and moose in many jurisdictions in North America, including Alberta and […]

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Weather Alert: Sporting Clays

This coming weekend, Oct 15th, there is a Sporting Clay Shoot scheduled. Unfortunately, Mother Nature seems to have decided to innundate us with torrential rains and wind on that same day … talk about a scheduling clash. Of course, we all know the accuracy of the Weatherman, so … if it is raining on Friday, […]

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Introductory Hunting Essentials

Introductory Hunting Essentials Course 29-30 October 2016 Are you a novice hunter, who has successfully completed the PAL and CORE courses, but feel that you need more practical training before heading off into the woods?  Then this course may be just for you. The Victoria Fish and Game Protective Association will be holding an Introductory […]

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Camping at the Range

Until last month, camping at the range consisted of pitching a tent, or setting up a trailer, in Frog Hollow … which, in the summer, means dust from vehicles coming in the front gate, or a hot sun beating down on you. Starting in August of this year, we’ve begun developing the woodlands, both behind […]

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Guest Speaker: Ian Bruce of Peninsula Streams Society

Mark your Calendars: September 19th General Meeting Guest Speaker!! Ian Bruce, the Executive Coordinator of Peninsula Streams Society, will give a presentation describing the various projects they are involved with.  A discussion is planned on ways PSS might involve VFGPA members in short, or longer, term projects; perhaps one that the Victoria Fish & Game […]

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NOTICE: Bamberton Forest Fire

Just to let everyone know … there is currently a forest fire in progress about 10 miinutes north of the range,  around Bamberton Provincial Park.   As  result, all trafficc north Trans Canada is diverted through Shawnigan Lake, causing backups. At this time, we do not know if they are allowing traffic to proceed past the […]

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