Fri, Aug 18|
Unleashed Invaders: The Unintended Consequences of Releasing Pets into the Wild
From goldfish to bunnies and bullfrogs, join us as we address the environmental impacts of releasing pets into the wild. In this webinar we will focus on commonly released species and their effects on biodiversity. Through this discussion, we aim to promote responsible pet ownership practices.
Time & Location
Aug 18, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDT
About the event
Please join us on Friday, August 18th, for a lunch hour webinar presented by Jessie Johnson, a summer student from our Outreach Team. During this webinar, we will be delving into the topic of commonly released pet species and their impact on biodiversity. Jessie's primary goal is to encourage responsible pet ownership practices and minimize the introduction of domesticated animals into the wild.
In this session, we will explore invasive pets in BC, discover the appropriate actions to take with unwanted pets, and learn about the proper methods for rehoming them. Moreover, we will delve into the devastating effects of released pets on the economy, environment, and society. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into this pressing issue.