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Abbotsford News
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest firesLake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest fires
Abbotsford News / Posted 9 days ago
Lake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and Mission RCMP got help from the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the BC Wildlife Service. "Suspected cases of arson are taken... Read more
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BC Local News
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest firesLake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest fires
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Lake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and Mission RCMP got help from the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the BC Wildlife Service. "Suspected cases of arson are taken... Read more
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Mission City Record
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest firesLake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest fires
Mission City Record / Posted 9 days ago
Lake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and Mission RCMP got help from the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the BC Wildlife Service. "Suspected cases of arson are taken... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest firesLake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and
Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest fires
Maple Ridge News / Posted 9 days ago
Lake Forest Service Road. A joint investigation of the Forest Crimes Unit, and Mission RCMP got help from the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the BC Wildlife Service. "Suspected cases of arson are taken... Read more
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BC Local News
Company investigating local solar potentialto the point of interconnection with the BC Hydro electricity grid. According
Company investigating local solar potential
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
to the point of interconnection with the BC Hydro electricity grid. According to a letter submitted by the company to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, the intent is to eventually submit the projects into a future BC... Read more
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BC Local News
No more threat of gravel mine near Desolation Soundarea near Desolation Sound. In April of 2015 the company applied for a Tempora
No more threat of gravel mine near Desolation Sound
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
area near Desolation Sound. In April of 2015 the company applied for a Temporary Licence for investigation from the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. They were seeking permission to do test drilling for aggregate... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
No more threat of gravel mine near Desolation Soundarea near Desolation Sound. In April of 2015 the company applied for a Tempora
No more threat of gravel mine near Desolation Sound
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
area near Desolation Sound. In April of 2015 the company applied for a Temporary Licence for investigation from the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. They were seeking permission to do test drilling for aggregate... Read more
13d
Salmon Arm Observer
Responsibility for houseboat uncertainhouseboat meets the legal definition of a “wreck.” An informational document p
Responsibility for houseboat uncertain
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 13 days ago
houseboat meets the legal definition of a “wreck.” An informational document provided to the Shuswap Market News by the BC Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations defines a “wreck” as: “Wrecked aircraft, cargo lost from vessels in... Read more
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BC Local News
Avians in distress: Who you gonna call?to public education and the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned
Avians in distress: Who you gonna call?
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
to public education and the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned birds. The society is licensed through he Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. The facility specializes in raptors (i.e. eagles, falcons, hawks... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Kokanee deaths reviewedsudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release f
Kokanee deaths reviewed
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 days ago
sudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release from the provincial government reported. Ministry of Forests staff say there have been at least three other die-offs of this kind in the past eight years and this... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Riverbed camping ban gets supportcampers that even if they have the staff to go down there they are moving on an
Riverbed camping ban gets support
Penticton Western News / Posted 18 days ago
campers that even if they have the staff to go down there they are moving on and leaving destruction behind,” he said. The resolution will be read out at UBCM and Bauer plans to meet with the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operatio... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Report into 2012 Cherryville slide made publicactivities on the hills above them after viewing details into a landslide. Fre
Report into 2012 Cherryville slide made public
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 20 days ago
activities on the hills above them after viewing details into a landslide. Freedom of Information requests have led to the Ministry of Forests releasing investigation and geotechnical reports into a slide that roared down Cherry Ridge and came... Read more
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BC Local News
Report into 2012 Cherryville slide made publicactivities on the hills above them after viewing details into a landslide. Fre
Report into 2012 Cherryville slide made public
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
activities on the hills above them after viewing details into a landslide. Freedom of Information requests have led to the Ministry of Forests releasing investigation and geotechnical reports into a slide that roared down Cherry Ridge and came... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Proposed trail linking Parksville Community Park to Rathtrevor seems to have more than just physical hurdles to overcomesure anyone is going to authorize a bridge down there," said Ron Diederichs, a
Proposed trail linking Parksville Community Park to Rathtrevor seems to have more than just physical hurdles to overcome
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 20 days ago
sure anyone is going to authorize a bridge down there," said Ron Diederichs, a department section head with the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. "They (the city) have no place to land the bridge on the other... Read more
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BC Local News
Proposed trail linking Parksville Community Park to Rathtrevor seems to have more than just physical hurdles to overcomesure anyone is going to authorize a bridge down there," said Ron Diederichs, a
Proposed trail linking Parksville Community Park to Rathtrevor seems to have more than just physical hurdles to overcome
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
sure anyone is going to authorize a bridge down there," said Ron Diederichs, a department section head with the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. "They (the city) have no place to land the bridge on the other... Read more
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Summerland Review
River camping ban gets RDOS supporthave tried solutions including putting garbage bins out for campers, outhouses
River camping ban gets RDOS support
Summerland Review / Posted 21 days ago
have tried solutions including putting garbage bins out for campers, outhouses and even setting up a campground. The resolution will be read out at UBCM and Bauer plans to meet with the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Op... Read more
21d
BC Local News
Lightning sparked Vernon wildfirePeople did not cause a wildfire in Vernon's Okanagan Landing area. The Ministr
Lightning sparked Vernon wildfire
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
People did not cause a wildfire in Vernon's Okanagan Landing area. The Ministry of Forests has concluded its investigation into the July 30 blaze on Tronson Road near the Tavistock Development. "The fire was lightning caused," said Max Birkner,... Read more
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BC Local News
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenonsudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release f
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenon
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
sudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release from the provincial government reported. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff say there have been at least three other die-offs of this... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenonsudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release f
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenon
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 21 days ago
sudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release from the provincial government reported. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff say there have been at least three other die-offs of this... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenonsudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release f
Okanagan Lake kokanee kill called a natural phenomenon
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 21 days ago
sudden changes in water temperature can be deadly to kokanee,” a news release from the provincial government reported. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff say there have been at least three other die-offs of this... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Lightning sparked Vernon wildfirePeople did not cause a wildfire in Vernon's Okanagan Landing area. The Ministr
Lightning sparked Vernon wildfire
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 21 days ago
People did not cause a wildfire in Vernon's Okanagan Landing area. The Ministry of Forests has concluded its investigation into the July 30 blaze on Tronson Road near the Tavistock Development. "The fire was lightning caused," said Max Birkner,... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Crews still digging for cause of Tronson Road wildfireIt’s still not known what led to a wildfire in a Vernon neighbourhood. While t
Crews still digging for cause of Tronson Road wildfire
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 21 days ago
It’s still not known what led to a wildfire in a Vernon neighbourhood. While the Ministry of Forests has indicated that Saturday’s blaze on Tronson Road may be human-caused, the Vernon Fire Department is remaining cautious. “We’re working with the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Vernon wildfire continues to be the focus of actionevacuation order for about 60 residents of Adventure Bay was rescinded Sunday m
Vernon wildfire continues to be the focus of action
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 23 days ago
evacuation order for about 60 residents of Adventure Bay was rescinded Sunday morning. No structures were damaged by the fire. "Ministry of Forests investigators are returning this morning (Monday) to continue to determine the cause," said... Read more
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BC Local News
Vernon wildfire continues to be the focus of actionevacuation order for about 60 residents of Adventure Bay was rescinded Sunday m
Vernon wildfire continues to be the focus of action
BC Local News / Posted 23 days ago
evacuation order for about 60 residents of Adventure Bay was rescinded Sunday morning. No structures were damaged by the fire. "Ministry of Forests investigators are returning this morning (Monday) to continue to determine the cause," said... Read more
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BC Local News
Okanagan Landing brush fire in mop-up stage; evacuation order rescindedwere affected by the fire. “We have the fire contained but are still mopping u
Okanagan Landing brush fire in mop-up stage; evacuation order rescinded
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
were affected by the fire. “We have the fire contained but are still mopping up,” said Green. “We are working with the Ministry of Forests to possibly get a few bucket drops to help with mop-up as the terrain is very, very difficult to... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Okanagan Landing brush fire in mop-up stage; evacuation order rescindedwere affected by the fire. “We have the fire contained but are still mopping u
Okanagan Landing brush fire in mop-up stage; evacuation order rescinded
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 24 days ago
were affected by the fire. “We have the fire contained but are still mopping up,” said Green. “We are working with the Ministry of Forests to possibly get a few bucket drops to help with mop-up as the terrain is very, very difficult to... Read more
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The Northern View
Heritage BC looks for Japanese sitescalled the Japanese Historic Places Recognition Project, is being undertaken by
Heritage BC looks for Japanese sites
The Northern View / Posted 28 days ago
called the Japanese Historic Places Recognition Project, is being undertaken by the Ministry of International Trade and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. “This project is vitally important to ensure the contributions... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Thomson: Get outdoors, but think of the crittersyou plan to visit, local guide outfitters can be a big help in providing you wi
Thomson: Get outdoors, but think of the critters
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 29 days ago
you plan to visit, local guide outfitters can be a big help in providing you with information and resources. Through the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, we have created the Wildlife Program Plan. This plan is meant to... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Columbia River watershed in good health but still at risk, report saysfish and no noted decline in the number of native fish species over time. Pete
Columbia River watershed in good health but still at risk, report says
Revelstoke Review / Posted 30 days ago
fish and no noted decline in the number of native fish species over time. Peter Holmes, a local habitat biologist at the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, said it’s important that the provincial government works with... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Use of drones for hunting and trapping banned in B.C.a helicopter or drone is $2,500, although a first conviction could cost a hunte
Use of drones for hunting and trapping banned in B.C.
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
a helicopter or drone is $2,500, although a first conviction could cost a hunter $250,000 and up to two years in jail, the ministry of forests noted. Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario,and Newfoundland and Labrador have already banned hunters... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Council endorses TNG's plans for former schooltaking place Thursday, Aug. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. Aviation fuel agreement author
Council endorses TNG's plans for former school
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
taking place Thursday, Aug. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. Aviation fuel agreement authorized The 2016 standing offer for aviation fuel at the Williams Lake Airport with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations was approved by co... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Silver lining to sad summerlevels have been downgraded to Level 1 (least risk) in most of the Thompson Oka
Silver lining to sad summer
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 1 months ago
levels have been downgraded to Level 1 (least risk) in most of the Thompson Okanagan,” said Shauna Weir, of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. So our water situation is looking good this deep into summer and speaking... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Rain rinses drought potentialsaid Castellan. “And you typically have 10.7 days.” Therefore drought isn’t i
Rain rinses drought potential
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 1 months ago
said Castellan. “And you typically have 10.7 days.” Therefore drought isn’t in the immediate forecast, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources (FLNR). “The ongoing wet and cool weather has given a boost to flows and is... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Sparwood Council updatethat was moved by councillors Halko and Jarina was to defer further considerati
Sparwood Council update
Fernie Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
that was moved by councillors Halko and Jarina was to defer further consideration of the public boat launch until the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations has had an opportunity to address council. Next was an... Read more
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BC Local News
Anderton retaining wall upcoming constructionmoved to the exchange on Cliffe Avenue and 4th Street, next to the Courtenay Mu
Anderton retaining wall upcoming construction
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
moved to the exchange on Cliffe Avenue and 4th Street, next to the Courtenay Museum. The City is working with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, & Natural Resources Operations and the Department of Fisheries & Oceans to acquire all necessary... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Anderton retaining wall upcoming constructionmoved to the exchange on Cliffe Avenue and 4th Street, next to the Courtenay Mu
Anderton retaining wall upcoming construction
Comox Valley Record / Posted 1 months ago
moved to the exchange on Cliffe Avenue and 4th Street, next to the Courtenay Museum. The City is working with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, & Natural Resources Operations and the Department of Fisheries & Oceans to acquire all necessary... Read more
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BC Local News
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the areawill go a long way toward developing actions to increase population abundance.
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the area
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
will go a long way toward developing actions to increase population abundance. And that is exactly what biologists with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) are planning to achieve with an ongoing Mule Deer... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the areawill go a long way toward developing actions to increase population abundance.
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the area
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 1 months ago
will go a long way toward developing actions to increase population abundance. And that is exactly what biologists with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) are planning to achieve with an ongoing Mule Deer... Read more
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