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Happy 15th Birthday Grinder and Coola!

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January 14, 2016

Happy Birthday to our two resident Grizzly Bears - Grinder and Coola!   They were born sometime in around...

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Santa's Reindeer Spotted on Grouse Mountain

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December 13, 2015

Last weekend we were joined here on Grouse Mountain by two of Santa's very own reindeer!!  Each year we are...

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Bears enter 15th Hibernation Period on Grouse Mt

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November 16, 2015

Today marks the start of the 15th Hibernation /  Winter Dormancy Period for Grinder and Coola, our two resident...

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Bears Begin Winter Preparations

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November 4, 2015

Last week, as temperatures dropped and days continue to get shorter, Grinder and Coola began to build their bed for...

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Bees Off to Langley for the Winter!

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October 27, 2015

Last week we moved our 15 bee hives from the top of the mountain out to a lovely farm site in Langley.  Our bees...

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Weight For It...

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October 15, 2015

Recently we installed a new addition to our bear habitats - a commercial grade weigh-scale!  We want to use the...

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Our Namesake

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October 6, 2015

Lots of Grouse on Grouse Mountain this year!. Every year we see a few families of Sooty Grouse hanging around the...

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Pollinator's Everywhere!

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August 24, 2015

Did you know that there are 56 species of native bees in the Greater Vancouver Area?  250 in BC?  Thousands...

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Honey Flow

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August 13, 2015

We had an exciting day last week when we extracted our very first honey from our new Grouse Mountain Beehives!...

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Grinder and Coola Beat the Heat with Water

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August 5, 2015

With all this warm weather we've been having this summer, our two orphaned Grizzly Bears, Grinder and Coola have had...

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Hectic Hummingbirds!

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June 12, 2015

This past Tuesday, June 9th we had an amazing hummingbird monitoring session here at Grouse Mountain.  It was...

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First Hummingbird Banding Session of the Season!

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May 29, 2015

On Tuesday this week we held our first Hummingbird Banding and monitoring session of 2015.  The birds had...

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Bee Delivery!

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May 11, 2015

Today we had about 120,000 new guests on Grouse Mountain - 16 new hives of Honey Bees!Their arrival marks the...

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Bears Enter Lower Pond 2015

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April 15, 2015

Today marked the first day that Grinder and Coola, our two resident Grizzly Bears at the Grouse Mountain Refuge for...

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Bears Enter Upper Pond 2015

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March 18, 2015

Today marked the earliest annual date ever that Grinder and Coola have entered their Upper Pond Habitat....

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Bears Emerge

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March 6, 2015

At the end of last week we made a decision to open the bear's hibernation den door!  It has been warm and sunny...

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Bears waken but go back to sleep

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February 12, 2015

Winter's Not Over for Grouse Mountain's Grinder and Coola . With our recent unseasonable weather we often get...

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A Blizzard has Arrived!

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January 16, 2015

Before Christmas last year, we had a new arrival on the mountain - a male Snowy Owl originally from...

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What to our wondering eyes did appear...

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December 10, 2014

Yes, that's right - just the other day Santa and his two reindeer, Dancer and Prancer, showed up at Grouse...

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Grinder and Coola Enter Their 14th Hibernation

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December 3, 2014

Last Thursday marked the end of the 2014 season for Grinder and Coola and the beginning of their 14th hibernation...

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Happy Halloween from Grinder and Coola!

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October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween from Grinder and Coola and all of us here at the Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife!To...

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Bears Begin Putting on the Weight

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September 30, 2014

As the weather starts to get colder and the days grow shorter, our two resident Grizzly Bears grow a bit wider!...

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Orphaned Deer Returned to the Wild

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September 22, 2014

Orphaned deer brought to Grouse Mountain by Critter Care Wildlife Society have been returned to the wild spaces of...

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Black-tailed Deer Soft Release on Grouse Mountain

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September 2, 2014

Today, four adolescent Black-tailed deer came up the mountain from Critter Care Wildlife Society, a local wildlife...

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New Member of our Birds in Motion Team

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August 15, 2014

New member of our Birds in Motion flying team!. A couple weeks ago we were introduced to Murphy, the newest member of...

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