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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Waterfront study wantedShuswap waterfront owners want to know exactly what docks and beach modificatio
Waterfront study wanted
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted an hour ago
Shuswap waterfront owners want to know exactly what docks and beach modifications do to fish habitat. The Shuswap Waterfront Owners Association (SWOA) is preparing a grant application to the Pacific Salmon Foundation to help fund research into the... Read more
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BC Local News
Breakwater gets cool reception from Rennell Sound proponentsPlans for a potential breakwater in Rennell Sound received lukewarm reception a
Breakwater gets cool reception from Rennell Sound proponents
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Plans for a potential breakwater in Rennell Sound received lukewarm reception at a community information session in Tlell on Jan. 20. “There are issues—we knew going in that this wasn’t the perfect location, but this was the next best location that... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
McGinty Lake fencing project completeFor the past couple of years, one of the Meadowbrook Community Association’s St
McGinty Lake fencing project complete
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
For the past couple of years, one of the Meadowbrook Community Association’s Strategic Priorities has been “Preserving and enhancing McGinty Lake as a recreational area”. On May 28, 2014 Director Marty Musser, who leads this MCA initiative, organized... Read more
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BC Local News
McGinty Lake fencing project completeFor the past couple of years, one of the Meadowbrook Community Association’s St
McGinty Lake fencing project complete
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
For the past couple of years, one of the Meadowbrook Community Association’s Strategic Priorities has been “Preserving and enhancing McGinty Lake as a recreational area”. On May 28, 2014 Director Marty Musser, who leads this MCA initiative, organized... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Shuswap waterfront owners want data on docksShuswap waterfront owners want to know exactly what docks do to fish habitat.
Shuswap waterfront owners want data on docks
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Shuswap waterfront owners want to know exactly what docks do to fish habitat. The Shuswap Waterfront Owners Association (SWOA) is preparing a grant application to the Pacific Salmon Foundation to help fund research into the effect docks and beach... Read more
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BC Local News
Province seeks help for species-at-risk planningThe Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has reached out
Province seeks help for species-at-risk planning
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has reached out to the Regional District of Nanaimo asking for assistance with protection of an at-risk species. Northern goshawks, birds of prey similar in size to ravens, are known to... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Province seeks help for species-at-risk planningThe Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has reached out
Province seeks help for species-at-risk planning
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has reached out to the Regional District of Nanaimo asking for assistance with protection of an at-risk species. Northern goshawks, birds of prey similar in size to ravens, are known to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. ski resort near Squamish gets environmental and First Nations approvalThe British Columbia government has issued an environmental assessment certific
B.C. ski resort near Squamish gets environmental and First Nations approval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
The British Columbia government has issued an environmental assessment certificate for the proposed Garibaldi at Squamish ski resort. The almost-2,800-hectare project on Brohm Ridge near Squamish, B.C., would include 23 ski lifts and over 100 ski... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Council aims to discuss deer philosophyChristine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News To manage or not to manage deer – that is
Council aims to discuss deer philosophy
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 days ago
Christine van Reeuwyk Oak Bay News To manage or not to manage deer – that is the question expected to be up for discussion by Oak Bay council during its Feb. 15 committee meeting. The topic arose as staff offered a final report on the CRD pilot... Read more
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BC Local News
Community Forest trails inventoriedTo the north and the east of the city boundaries lies an extensive network of t
Community Forest trails inventoried
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
To the north and the east of the city boundaries lies an extensive network of trails with the Cranbrook Community Forest for hikers, mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts to take advantage of. To ensure that the trail network remains maintained... Read more
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BC Local News
O.W.L. gives injured birds new lease on lifeAn injured great horned owl has a new lease on life, but is not out of the wood
O.W.L. gives injured birds new lease on life
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
An injured great horned owl has a new lease on life, but is not out of the woods yet. The big bird was found on a dike by the highway near Creston, with two broken wings. It had likely been hit by a car. The owl was brought to a volunteer home in... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers measure fish abundance in a lake using a few water samplesThe team supervised by Professor Louis Bernatchez of Université Laval's Faculty
Researchers measure fish abundance in a lake using a few water samples
Science Daily / Posted 20 days ago
The team supervised by Professor Louis Bernatchez of Université Laval's Faculty of Science and Engineering and postdoctoral researcher Anaïs Lacoursière-Roussel demonstrated this technique using lake trout populations in 12 southern Quebec lakes. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers measure fish abundance in a lake using a few water samplesResearchers from Université Laval and Quebec's Ministry of Forests, Wildlife an
Researchers measure fish abundance in a lake using a few water samples
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
Researchers from Université Laval and Quebec's Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks have shown that the DNA suspended in lake water can be used to effectively estimate the abundance of fish living in it. The details of this new approach, which... Read more
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BC Local News
Highlands receives FireSmart grantHighlands is the recipient of a $10,000 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiativ
Highlands receives FireSmart grant
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
Highlands is the recipient of a $10,000 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative FireSmart Grant, funding that will help the District mitigate risks to local residents. Mayor Ken Williams said $2,000 of the grant is earmarked to host one or more... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Highlands receives FireSmart grantHighlands is the recipient of a $10,000 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiativ
Highlands receives FireSmart grant
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Highlands is the recipient of a $10,000 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative FireSmart Grant, funding that will help the District mitigate risks to local residents. Mayor Ken Williams said $2,000 of the grant is earmarked to host one or more... Read more
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BC Local News
City acknowledges 20 deer culledCranbrook city council officially acknowledged that an urban deer cull was carr
City acknowledges 20 deer culled
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
Cranbrook city council officially acknowledged that an urban deer cull was carried out, with 20 deer being captured and euthanized over the last six weeks. In a media release issued after a city council meeting on Monday, Jan. 18, the city said a... Read more
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The Columbian
Hunter in Montana harvests far-ranging mountain lionA female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 mil
Hunter in Montana harvests far-ranging mountain lion
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 miles from southeastern British Columbia to central Montana has been legally killed by a lion hunter in the Big Belt Mountains east of Helena, according to Montana Fish,... Read more
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BC Local News
Deer translocation project still on pace: VAST ResourcesWith Animal Alliance decrying an apparent deer cull and the City of Cranbrook r
Deer translocation project still on pace: VAST Resources
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
With Animal Alliance decrying an apparent deer cull and the City of Cranbrook refusing to comment on the situation, a company conducting an upcoming urban deer translocation trial says the project is on pace to begin in mid-February. A letter... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Cooke Creek slide still under reviewLittle is being said about an investigation into a major slide and flood east o
Cooke Creek slide still under review
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 26 days ago
Little is being said about an investigation into a major slide and flood east of Enderby. In November, the Ministry of Forests put out a call for public tips to find those responsible for tampering with culverts at Dale Lake, which led to a debris... Read more
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BC Local News
Timing on proposed Pitt Meadows rock quarry 'different than expected'A proposed rock quarry at Sheridan Hill in Pitt Meadows caused an uproar in the
Timing on proposed Pitt Meadows rock quarry 'different than expected'
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
A proposed rock quarry at Sheridan Hill in Pitt Meadows caused an uproar in the community in the spring of last year, but lately, local conversation around the quarry has seemed rather quiet. “I would agree, 'quiet’ is the word,” said Maple... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Nanoose Bay woman crowned 'Extreme Huntress'A Nanoose Bay woman has been crowned the 2016 "Extreme Huntress," earning the t
Nanoose Bay woman crowned 'Extreme Huntress'
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 27 days ago
A Nanoose Bay woman has been crowned the 2016 "Extreme Huntress," earning the title in a controversial American reality show featuring female hunters. Shannon Lansdowne beat out five other female finalists pitted against one another to prove their... Read more
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BC Local News
Nanoose Bay woman crowned 'Extreme Huntress'A Nanoose Bay woman has been crowned the 2016 "Extreme Huntress," earning the t
Nanoose Bay woman crowned 'Extreme Huntress'
BC Local News / Posted 27 days ago
A Nanoose Bay woman has been crowned the 2016 "Extreme Huntress," earning the title in a controversial American reality show featuring female hunters. Shannon Lansdowne beat out five other female finalists pitted against one another to prove their... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Year sees increase in firesColumbia Shuswap Regional District Fire Chief Kenn Mount keeps meticulous recor
Year sees increase in fires
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 27 days ago
Columbia Shuswap Regional District Fire Chief Kenn Mount keeps meticulous records – statistics that show the workload for the 13 firehalls from the North Shuswap to Golden continues to increase. “It was a record year for CSRD Fire Services, the... Read more
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Newser
Mountain Lion That Wowed Biologists Killed in Montana– A young mountain lion from Canada made a surprising journey of hundreds of mi
Mountain Lion That Wowed Biologists Killed in Montana
Newser / Posted 27 days ago
– A young mountain lion from Canada made a surprising journey of hundreds of miles before she was killed by a hunter in Montana, biologists say. The cougar, nicknamed Sandy, was collared in British Columbia 10 months ago and, after a 450-mile... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Lion That Trekked 450 Miles to Mont. Killed by HunterGREAT FALLS, Mont. (USA TODAY) — A female mountain lion that surprised biologis
Lion That Trekked 450 Miles to Mont. Killed by Hunter
KCEN-TV / Posted 27 days ago
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (USA TODAY) — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 miles from southeastern British Columbia to central Montana has been legally killed by a hunter, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and... Read more
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York Daily Record
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunterGREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunter
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 miles from southeastern British Columbia to central Montana has been legally killed by a hunter, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The... Read more
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Daily Journal
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunterGREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunter
Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 miles from southeastern British Columbia to central Montana has been legally killed by a hunter, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunterGREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she
Lion that trekked 450 miles to Mont. killed by hunter
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A female mountain lion that surprised biologists when she traveled some 450 miles from southeastern British Columbia to central Montana has been legally killed by a hunter, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The... Read more
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The Telegraph
Minister bats for sangaiPrakash Javadekar (right) on a boat at Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur o
Minister bats for sangai
The Telegraph / Posted a month ago
Prakash Javadekar (right) on a boat at Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur on Saturday. Telegraph picture Imphal, Jan. 9: Union minister of state (independent charge) for environment, forests and climate change Prakash Javadekar today proposed a... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Ways to combat local forestry job loss by 2020 discussedMost people may not realize that a significant reduction on the Annual Allowabl
Ways to combat local forestry job loss by 2020 discussed
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Most people may not realize that a significant reduction on the Annual Allowable Cut (AAC) in the Williams Lake TSA could come in less than five years. If you read the fine print in the latest Chief Forester report there are some circumstances that... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Year in Review: The Market News looks back at 2015• Wildfire officials will be keeping a close watch on the forests following a t
Year in Review: The Market News looks back at 2015
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 1 months ago
• Wildfire officials will be keeping a close watch on the forests following a thunderstorm that launched more than 5,000 lightning strikes in the Kamloops Fire Centre. Most of the strikes took place in the Kamloops and Salmon Arm Fire zones, said... Read more

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