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2014/04/23 20:57
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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning to conduct two prescribed burns in the East Kootenay in April. The timing of the burns is dependent on weather and site...
2014/04/23 20:57
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2014/04/23 12:45
2014/04/23 12:45
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A year after facing the issue, B.C. Hydro will be back in Maple Ridge in June to talk again about its powerline right of way where it crosses the South Alouette River. “They have gone through an area...
2014/04/23 06:55
2014/04/23 06:55
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The trouble with biomass carbon "offsets": Growing trees absorb carbon from the air (1-4). Burning wood releases it again (5); just like burning coal or oil (6). “Offsets” imagine that carbon released...
2014/04/22 20:57
2014/04/22 20:57
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The Regional District of Central Kootenay is closing a portion of the Nelson-Salmo Great Northern Trail because of bear sightings near Cottonwood Lake. The trails off limits until June 15. Signs will...
2014/04/22 00:18
2014/04/22 00:18
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Editor: Re: Brookswood/Fernridge tree cutting conflict. Two tree bylaws were defeated by council on April 14. Thank you Mayor Jack Froese and Councillors Bev Dornan, Bob Long, Charlie Fox and Grant...
2014/04/20 10:35
2014/04/20 10:35
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Demands are growing for continued community access to timber. The Regional District of North Okanagan will write the Ministry of Forests and indicate support for area-based timber tenure for...
2014/04/18 05:55
2014/04/18 05:55
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BC's newly-released wolf management plan acknowledges the difficulty in counting wolf populations in the province. Photo by Theodore Scott, Creative Commons licensed. British Columbia's newly...
2014/04/17 22:23
2014/04/17 22:23
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Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of the North Vancouver Island Marine Plan, you’re probably not alone. But you’d better get up to speed on it quickly because the plan is due to be finalized in about...
2014/04/17 17:56
2014/04/17 17:56
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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning to conduct two prescribed burns in the East Kootenay in April. The timing of the burns is dependent on weather and site...
2014/04/17 16:56
2014/04/17 16:56
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The Nature Trust of British Columbia has purchased the last remaining piece of privately owned property on Wigwam Flats near Elko. “This two hectare (five acre) property will be added to existing...
2014/04/16 19:11
2014/04/16 19:11
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Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Little is known about routes of oil, hazardous materials on U.S. rail linesHigh-profile fiery railroad accidents in Canada and the United States...
2014/04/16 17:21
2014/04/16 17:21
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There is an urgent need to correct forest policy, said retired forester Anthony Britneff. Britneff, along with renowned environmentalist Vicky Husband and Peter Ewert from Stand Up for the North...
2014/04/15 05:55
2014/04/15 05:55
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Slideshow of images and recorded interview with tk by Christopher Grabowski. [Editor's note: As part of a Tyee Solutions Society inquiry into growing economic inequality in British Columbia -- its...
2014/04/13 22:56
2014/04/13 22:56
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A cancellation hearing on Meadow Creek Cedar’s timber license is set for Thursday. According to a Ministry of Forests spokesman, the meeting will give the company an opportunity to be heard and help...
2014/04/12 15:43
2014/04/12 15:43
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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning to conduct two prescribed burns in the East Kootenays in April. The timing of the burns is dependent on weather and site...
2014/04/12 15:42
2014/04/12 15:42
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The Nature Trust of British Columbia is delighted to announce the completion of the purchase of the last privately owned property on Wigwam Flats and wishes to extend appreciation to the Tregilges...
2014/04/11 21:40
2014/04/11 21:40
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District of West Kelowna council has accepted an offer from the provincial government that will allow the district to use three acres of Crown Land at 2515 Bartley Rd. for a much-needed works...
2014/04/11 01:39
2014/04/11 01:39
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Only a handful of people know Rotary Beach as well as Marc Brillinger. “I’m a kite boarder, area resident, stand up paddler—I don’t think anyone uses that beach as much as I have,” he said. That...
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2014/04/11 00:22
2014/04/11 00:22
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Using a conservative estimate, there were 3,500 jobs lost in a 12-month period when the logs left after logging were burned. In the true spirit of recycling, I took this information from an article...
2014/04/10 18:31
2014/04/10 18:31
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First reading passed and a public hearing has been set for a bylaw amendment to the Official Community Plan which would change the Town of Qualicum Beach's Growth Containment Boundary. The move would...
2014/04/23 20:57
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