I read in the Vancouver Sun that my hometown in B.C. is being over-run with harbour seals, and the local Blame Seals First crowd complain the protected seals are eating all the salmon. Meanwhile, the seal huggers say humans are to blame for any decline in fish stocks, not cuddly wuddly seals.
Frankly, I remember what happened when the residents of Springfield went easy on the dolphins. I don't want to see that happen in Courtenay, seals taking over the city. Get tough on seals, says I!
Recommend this Post on Progressive BloggersHarbour seal cull needed(more)
It's necessary to protect summer chinook run on Puntledge River, sport fish advisory board says
Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun
Published: Monday, March 26, 2007
Sport fishermen are calling for a renewed cull of harbour seals near Courtenay on Vancouver Island just as research shows the species has increased 10-fold as a result of protection in local waters.