Welcome to Hancock Wildlife Foundation

Established by DAVID HANCOCK in 2006 to broaden his at that time more than 50 years of lecturing and teaching about wildlife and conservation, to include the web, the Foundation's mandate is to use the Internet in general and live streaming wildlife video in particular to promote the conservation of wildlife and its habitats through science, education, and stewardship. In David's words, "Our first live cameras reached and taught more people in a 4 month period than I had in all my years of lectures combined. This is the way of the future." 

David Hancock

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Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2014 Promo Video

Festivals and Fun


Here's the PSA (public service announcement) that has started running on some of our TV stations promoting our Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival on Nov. 15 and 16.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiWjtjF2Jfc

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Season of the Eagles and Salmon Video

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For those of you who have not yet seen the latest promotional video from Christian Sasse for this year's Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival, Nov. 15 and 16, here it is:

SEASON OF THE EAGLES AND SALMON

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCygn2B3snA&feature=youtu.be

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Bald Eagle Viewing Sites at Harrison Mills

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Please honor the feeding & resting eagles by keeping off the Chehalis Flats Bald Eagle Preserve.  Harrison Mills, BC, and more specifically the alluvial fan of the Chehalis River as it runs into the Harrison River, is the home of the largest wintering population of bald eagles in the world. Annually from November thru December and sometimes into February, 1,000 to 10,000 eagles can be seen on the flats and along that section of the Harrison River valley. Harrison Mills is the world capital of wintering eagles and is only a 50 mile drive from Metro Vancouver, the Bald Eagle Nesting Capitol of the World.

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Vote for MARS

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Hancock here:   Our eagles need the support of the various rehabilitation centers around the world.  We thank them for their incredible devotion to our birds and all animal welfare. 
 
One of my all time favorite people, committed to conservation in general, is Maj Birch.  She has devotedly saved a great many birds from a cruel death.  Maj runs the Mountainaire Avian Rescue in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, BC.  Like a lot of such facilities around the world they have run out of room and need a new facility. She has brilliantly organized her fundraising around an AVIVA competition.  AVIVA is an insurance company that has a public conscience and hosts competitions with enormous prizes for those that gain the most public support through a daily vote.

I have been voting for MARS each day and would recommend you do the same.

You can learn about MARS at:  www.wingtips.org
 
Thanks.

David

P.S.   If you are on the Island in late February come to the MARS Bald Eagle Festival.  I will be there giving a talk.
 
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A British Columbia fisherman made the most unusual catch of his lifetime -- a bald eagle.

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CTV News.ca Staff
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 8:02PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, September 22, 2014 10:00PM EDT

Recreational fisherman Don Dunbar was fishing off the coast of Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island on Sept. 7, when he spotted a bald eagle in distress swimming toward his boat.

Dunbar dropped his fishing lines and picked up his net to scoop the bird out of the water.




It's unknown how long the eagle was floating. When Dunbar picked it up onto his boat, the eagle was exhausted and its wings were drenched.

Read the rest of the story and view the amazing video here:

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/fisherman-rescues-bald-eagle-floating-off-the-coast-of-british-columbia-1.2019398#ixzz3E9E8VL00

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