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Big Game Harvest Statistics 1976 to Current

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Wildlife and Habitat
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

The Big Game Harvest Statistics annual dataset provides a summary of hunting activity for big game species in British Columbia. The data is presented at the wildlife management unit (WMU), region and province levels, and is compiled from the following data sources:
- Compulsory Inspection database
- Hunter Sample Survey estimates
- Guide Outfitter Reports (Declarations)
- Permit to Accompany Reports

See the Background & Interpretation document for tips on using the Big Game Harvest Statistics dataset.

Data and Resources

Additional Information

Data Quality

See the Background & Interpretation document for data caveats and historic data quality inconsistencies.

Lineage Statement

Data Sources:
- Compulsory Inspection database
- Hunter Sample Survey estimates
- Guide Outfitter Reports (Declarations)
- Permit to Accompany Reports

More Information

Contact Information

NameKaitlyn Schurmann (pointOfContact)
Emailkaitlyn.schurmann@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationWildlife and Habitat
NameSarah McKinnon (pointOfContact)
EmailSarah.McKinnon@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationWildlife and Habitat

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2020-01-28
Record Last Modified 2021-08-04
Resource Status onGoing