Lawrence Woodall

Former North Island Conservation Officer Tim Schumacher rescued two cubs a few years ago.

Save our Dudley-Do-Rights from bear-killing bureaucrats

Contributor Lawrence Woodall on a recent bear cub controversy

Former North Island Conservation Officer Tim Schumacher rescued two cubs a few years ago.
A grizzly nicknamed Hollywood photographed when he was six will be 12 this year. He approached our group in the sub alpine and went to ground to feed

Stalking, man-eating bears on North Island

Columnist Lawrence Woodall discusses the perspective about bears in the TV show "Alone"

A grizzly nicknamed Hollywood photographed when he was six will be 12 this year. He approached our group in the sub alpine and went to ground to feed
Lawrence Woodall illustration

Save the Planet, Use an Outhouse

A satirical illustration by Gazette contributor Lawrence Woodall.

Lawrence Woodall illustration
Lawrence Woodall illustration on low ridership

BC Ferries Ridership

An illustration by Lawrence Woodall about BC Ferries ridership

Lawrence Woodall illustration on low ridership
Lawrence Woodall illustration

Lawrence Woodall Illustration

Lawrence Woodall Illustration in April 26, 2015 Gazette

Lawrence Woodall illustration
Lawrence Woodall column: Save A Bird

Save a Bird, Eat a Cat

Lawrence Woodall shares his Our Backyard column with North Island Gazette readers

Lawrence Woodall column: Save A Bird

The last Samson

Samson stood wavering in his favourite summertime meadow in the realm of sheer towering rock and pure white snow

It’s a dog’s life in B.C. backcountry

Columnist Lawrence Woodall shares traits of the best — and worst — trail companions

Big, bad wolf is B.C.’s favourite scapegoat

"Our Backyard" columnist Lawrence Woodall argues wolf cull ignores real problems facing B.C.'s caribou herds

B.C.’s wilderness: use it or lose it

Computers no substitute for memories forged in the great outdoors.

Bears put on show—if you find them

Naturalist and guide Lawrence Woodall goes on a muddy hike in search of bears.

Pipeline means selling out Mother Earth

Lawrence Woodall discusses the impact the Northern Gateway Pipeline would have on grizzly and woodland caribou.

The author was able to capture a compelling close-up of a mountain goat last summer by establishing his location and allowing the animals to approach at their leisure.

The A,B,Cs of responsible photography

Lawrence Woodall discusses having respect for the subject matter when photographing wildlife.

The author was able to capture a compelling close-up of a mountain goat last summer by establishing his location and allowing the animals to approach at their leisure.

Help keep pets off the menu

Outdoors columnist Lawrence Woodall addresses the recent spate of wolf sightings and attacks in and around Port Hardy

A little knowledge and the right equipment helped the author manage an injury and extend a trip through the backcountry where he had a memorable encounter with a mountain goat like the one pictured here.

Nature bites hard

Outdoorsman Lawrence Woodall explains how proper preparation can be a life saver.

A little knowledge and the right equipment helped the author manage an injury and extend a trip through the backcountry where he had a memorable encounter with a mountain goat like the one pictured here.

Yellow not mellow in bear country

In outdoorsman Larry Woodall's experience, yellow makes bears see red.

Humans create un-bearable situation

Many problem bear issues stem from the actions of humans.

A grizzly boar eyes a group of travelers that crossed his scent trail in B.C.'s interior this summer. The auther says human-bear conflicts in the wild may be avoided by people simply removing themselves from the bear's path.

Fear of the unknown drives grizzly myths

Outdoorsman Lawrence Woodall recalls a near encounter with a grizzly.

A grizzly boar eyes a group of travelers that crossed his scent trail in B.C.'s interior this summer. The auther says human-bear conflicts in the wild may be avoided by people simply removing themselves from the bear's path.
A mountain goat nanny watches over her kid while shedding her winter coat.

Mountain goats don’t kid around

Outdoorsman Lawrence Woodall recounts meetings with the elusive species.

A mountain goat nanny watches over her kid while shedding her winter coat.
The invasive giant hogweed.

Invasive giant a dangerous nuisance

Lawrence Woodall warns of the dangers of an invasive plant species.

The invasive giant hogweed.