A trap set on the UVic campus for the feral rabbit population. Photo Andrew Allen.
Martlet.ca posted an article that summarizes the situation up to date about the feral rabbit population inhabiting the UVic campus.
Basically, the pilot program to trap the rabbits, spay/neuter them, and then rehouse them was cut short due to a permitting issue with the Ministry of Environment. According to a UVic spokesman, the sanctuaries set to take in the rabbits were unwilling to go through the process to get this special permit.
So UVic cut the program short and began to cull the rabbits on May 8.