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BC Local News
Annual Outdoor Recreation Show had visitors smilingand paintball, learn to spincast, archery, try remote control boats and catch a
Annual Outdoor Recreation Show had visitors smiling
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
and paintball, learn to spincast, archery, try remote control boats and catch a trout. Seeing Smokey the Bear from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations was a highlight, club spokesperson Gail Eggiman noted. Adults... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Annual Outdoor Recreation Show had visitors smilingand paintball, learn to spincast, archery, try remote control boats and catch a
Annual Outdoor Recreation Show had visitors smiling
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 days ago
and paintball, learn to spincast, archery, try remote control boats and catch a trout. Seeing Smokey the Bear from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations was a highlight, club spokesperson Gail Eggiman noted. Adults... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Moose hunting bill moves forwardSince the moose did not evolve with ticks, they are far less adept at removing
Moose hunting bill moves forward
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
Since the moose did not evolve with ticks, they are far less adept at removing the blood suckers than deer are. Quebec's Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks conducted a study that found more than 90 percent of moose below the St. Lawrence... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Moose hunting bill moves forwardSince the moose did not evolve with ticks, they are far less adept at removing
Moose hunting bill moves forward
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
Since the moose did not evolve with ticks, they are far less adept at removing the blood suckers than deer are. Quebec's Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks conducted a study that found more than 90 percent of moose below the St. Lawrence... Read more
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BC Local News
Bear rules setprior to the July 15 incident regarding orphaned bears on the North Island, and
Bear rules set
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
prior to the July 15 incident regarding orphaned bears on the North Island, and was a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and the COS," the spokesperson said. "The updated procedures... Read more
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examiner.com
It's a boy! Nepal celebrates birth of baby rhinoto establish new populations in historic range sites in the Babai Valley. Their
It's a boy! Nepal celebrates birth of baby rhino
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
to establish new populations in historic range sites in the Babai Valley. Their efforts are now bearing fruit as the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation has announced the birth of a new male calf on May 22. “This healthy calf, born to... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Recent government study shows significant residual fibre availablein legislation and policy as described in its recent “Fibre Action Plan.” Part
Recent government study shows significant residual fibre available
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
in legislation and policy as described in its recent “Fibre Action Plan.” Part of this plan was a recent study by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff which showed sufficient residual fibre was available to... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Post Emergency Coastal Response has elected officials feeling preparedwasn’t interference,” Dyson said. While other radio systems weren’t at play thr
Post Emergency Coastal Response has elected officials feeling prepared
Alberni Valley News / Posted 10 days ago
wasn’t interference,” Dyson said. While other radio systems weren’t at play throughout Coastal Response, the city’s, the ministry of forests and local logging companies would all be called upon for their radios in a real emergency. The... Read more
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BC Local News
Post Emergency Coastal Response has elected officials feeling preparedwasn’t interference,” Dyson said. While other radio systems weren’t at play thr
Post Emergency Coastal Response has elected officials feeling prepared
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
wasn’t interference,” Dyson said. While other radio systems weren’t at play throughout Coastal Response, the city’s, the ministry of forests and local logging companies would all be called upon for their radios in a real emergency. The... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
Sledders sign caribou protection agreementA stewardship management agreement between the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club and th
Sledders sign caribou protection agreement
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
A stewardship management agreement between the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations will help protect endangered mountain caribou from snowmobilers. “This agreement proves what I’ve always... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley realityand begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impa
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality
Maple Ridge News / Posted 16 days ago
and begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impact exit routes, he said. According to the Ministry of Forests, the province has spent $78 million on wildfire prevention planning to help reduce wildfire risks around... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley realityand begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impa
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality
Abbotsford News / Posted 16 days ago
and begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impact exit routes, he said. According to the Ministry of Forests, the province has spent $78 million on wildfire prevention planning to help reduce wildfire risks around... Read more
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BC Local News
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley realityand begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impa
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
and begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impact exit routes, he said. According to the Ministry of Forests, the province has spent $78 million on wildfire prevention planning to help reduce wildfire risks around... Read more
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Langley Times
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley realityand begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impa
Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality
Langley Times / Posted 16 days ago
and begin the evacuation efforts long before the flames and smoke begin to impact exit routes, he said. According to the Ministry of Forests, the province has spent $78 million on wildfire prevention planning to help reduce wildfire risks around... Read more
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BC Local News
First endangered butterflies hatch at zooat Risk Recovery Implementation Group, and Taylor’s Checkerspot Community Worki
First endangered butterflies hatch at zoo
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
at Risk Recovery Implementation Group, and Taylor’s Checkerspot Community Working Group, the BC Ministry of Environment, BC Parks, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations, the Denman Conservancy Association, and Environmen... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
First endangered butterflies hatch at zooat Risk Recovery Implementation Group, and Taylor’s Checkerspot Community Worki
First endangered butterflies hatch at zoo
Aldergrove Star / Posted 18 days ago
at Risk Recovery Implementation Group, and Taylor’s Checkerspot Community Working Group, the BC Ministry of Environment, BC Parks, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations, the Denman Conservancy Association, and Environmen... Read more
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The Tyee
Toxic Landslides Raise Alarms about Fracking, Site Cfarmer to quip that his "cows are not supposed to chew the water." Martin Geer
Toxic Landslides Raise Alarms about Fracking, Site C
The Tyee / Posted 18 days ago
farmer to quip that his "cows are not supposed to chew the water." Martin Geertsema, a geomorphologist with the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations in Prince George, says he has never seen anything quite like what... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delaycurrent work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delay
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 19 days ago
current work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig Bethel, public affairs officer with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. "The province has informed COBTWG of our views." The COBTWG has... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delaycurrent work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delay
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 19 days ago
current work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig Bethel, public affairs officer with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. "The province has informed COBTWG of our views." The COBTWG has... Read more
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BC Local News
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delaycurrent work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig
OKIB says sockeye release will go ahead in Okanagan Lake, despite delay
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
current work prior to undertaking further introduction of sockeye," said Greig Bethel, public affairs officer with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. "The province has informed COBTWG of our views." The COBTWG has... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
News from the Oceanside RCMP's files: Suspect flees after crash near Horne Lake exit; teens start fires in French Creeksaid. “A grass or brush fire can easily spread and, as we have all seen, the r
News from the Oceanside RCMP's files: Suspect flees after crash near Horne Lake exit; teens start fires in French Creek
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 19 days ago
said. “A grass or brush fire can easily spread and, as we have all seen, the results can be catastrophic.” The provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations last week announced Vancouver Island is currently experiencing... Read more
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BC Local News
News from the Oceanside RCMP's files: Suspect flees after crash near Horne Lake exit; teens start fires in French Creeksaid. “A grass or brush fire can easily spread and, as we have all seen, the r
News from the Oceanside RCMP's files: Suspect flees after crash near Horne Lake exit; teens start fires in French Creek
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
said. “A grass or brush fire can easily spread and, as we have all seen, the results can be catastrophic.” The provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations last week announced Vancouver Island is currently experiencing... Read more
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BC Local News
Prescribed burn to occur near Crawford Bayand from the Kootenay Lake ferry. Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will c
Prescribed burn to occur near Crawford Bay
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
and from the Kootenay Lake ferry. Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will carefully monitor the fires at all times, the Ministry of Forests said in an news release. The 11.3-hectare controlled burn near Crawford Creek is part of a fuel... Read more
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Nelson Star
Prescribed burn to occur near Crawford Bayand from the Kootenay Lake ferry. Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will c
Prescribed burn to occur near Crawford Bay
Nelson Star / Posted 22 days ago
and from the Kootenay Lake ferry. Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will carefully monitor the fires at all times, the Ministry of Forests said in an news release. The 11.3-hectare controlled burn near Crawford Creek is part of a fuel... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
ONA set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lakeof DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remai
ONA set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lake
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 23 days ago
of DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remains opposed to these efforts." According to Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources media relations, the provincial government has been working with the ONA and... Read more
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BC Local News
OKN set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lake in Kelownaof DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remai
OKN set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lake in Kelowna
BC Local News / Posted 23 days ago
of DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remains opposed to these efforts." According to Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources media relations, the provincial government has been working with the ONA and... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
OKN set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lake in Kelownaof DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remai
OKN set to re-introduce sockeye salmon to Okanagan Lake in Kelowna
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 23 days ago
of DFO, yet remain frustrated and confused as to why the province of B.C. remains opposed to these efforts." According to Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources media relations, the provincial government has been working with the ONA and... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Alexis Creek hosts 45th trap shoot.22 calibre rifle shooters. Alexis Creek and Williams Lake staff from the Cari
Alexis Creek hosts 45th trap shoot
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
.22 calibre rifle shooters. Alexis Creek and Williams Lake staff from the Cariboo-Chilcotin District of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources, organized the event and the Initial Fire Attack Crews from Puntzi Tanker... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Province urges water conservation on Vancouver Islanddue to its large reservoir, the province did note the southern portion of the I
Province urges water conservation on Vancouver Island
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
due to its large reservoir, the province did note the southern portion of the Island is an area of particular concern. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is predicting the region will experience significant water... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Alberni Valley News / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Comox Valley Record / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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BC Local News
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Oak Bay News / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
8 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
8 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Islandgiving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable ti
Five-month wait for logging plan has Sierra Club crying foul on the north Island
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
giving the public the opportunity to view our site plans within a reasonable time,” he said. An emailed statement from the Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations communications department indicated ministry staff have been in... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Quesnel Lake study nets awardfrom the Habitat Conservation Trust Fund recently. Lee Williston, study leader
Quesnel Lake study nets award
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
from the Habitat Conservation Trust Fund recently. Lee Williston, study leader and senior fisheries biologist with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, said he couldn’t be happier with the results of the study and is... Read more
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BC Local News
Province urges early water conservationMinistry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is urging residents
Province urges early water conservation
BC Local News / Posted 27 days ago
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is urging residents on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to cut water consumption. The ministry announced Monday that most streams and rivers are already at low flow rates and recent... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Province urges early water conservationMinistry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is urging residents
Province urges early water conservation
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is urging residents on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to cut water consumption. The ministry announced Monday that most streams and rivers are already at low flow rates and recent... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Campfire regulations in effect throughout provinceThe Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations have released re
Campfire regulations in effect throughout province
Fernie Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations have released regulations regarding campfires as warmer temperatures have more people venturing outside. A campfire can be no larger than 0.5 metres high by 0.5 metres wide and must... Read more

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