Nature Photography by Martin Ryer

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Bryce is a former Conservation Officer who made international headlines when he refused orders to kill two healthy Bear cubs. Educating residents on safely co-existing with wildlife remains a passion of his, as he writes for his own blog and as is frequently contacted by media to serve as an expert source. He joined Defender Radio to discuss who Cougars are, how to distinguish between sensationalism and fact, and what we can… Read More

…My goal today was to photograph two or more mature Bald Eagles fighting, either on the ground, partially or in full flight. I didn’t quite get that but I still had fun!  

This is a very interesting company and I think this is definitely as step in the right direction: vrsafetytraining.ca Based in Prince George, VR Safety Training Solutions develops safety training programs that immerse you in the experience. From dangerous wildlife safety to tactical enforcement, they create safety training scenarios designed to prevent injury and save lives.

Recently I attempted to repair my sleeping pad with one of these supposed “repair kits” that are specifically sold for this purpose. I might as well have just used scotch tape. I don’t know how much luck others have had but I highly recommend using “Goop.” It works like a charm. 

A picture of me, standing proud in a remote estuary deep in the heart of “The Great Bear Rainforest.” I had the distinct privilege of being an assistant to our lead guide on a few different occasions.  Thank you to my friend Andy Silver for taking and sending this image. Check out more of Andy’s work here: flickr.com/photos/andy999

Does an alternative not exist? Surely it must! My heart aches for these majestic animals. As a so called progressive society we seem to focus on continued devastation as opposed to preservation. What have we become!? For example, serial pedophiles are a public safety risk, do we shoot them? No! We allow for investigation and due process and if proven guilty, the offender is provided a much lighter sentence than death and then… Read More

My image will be featured in Paula Wild’s new book, due to come out this October – “Return of the Wolf” couldn’t be a more timely book, as reports of human encounters with Wolves become more frequent, Return of the Wolf will offer a timely examination of this icon of the wilderness. Find out more here: douglas-mcintyre.com/…/return-of-the-wolf

Rock carvings and paintings are found throughout the inhabited world. In British Columbia alone, over 500 examples of this type of archaeological site have been recorded, more than in any other province in Canada.