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2015/05/28 19:56
2015/05/28 19:56
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With the help of Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School students, about 92,000 kokanee fry were released into Crawford Creek on Thursday, part of a project by the Eastshore Freshwater Habitat...
2015/05/28 19:56
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2015/05/28 16:56
2015/05/28 16:56
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The Southeast Fire Centre has responded to 39 wildfires since April 1, 2015, 34 of which were human-caused. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Wildfire Management Branch...
2015/05/28 00:10
2015/05/28 00:10
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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Wildfire Management Branch has issued a ban on open burning. The prohibition came into effect Wednesday and will remain in place until...
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2015/05/27 17:22
2015/05/27 17:22
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Arrow Lakes News The Nakusp and Area Trail Society has been hard at work taking advantage of the favorable weather to complete a number of trail maintenance projects in preparation for the upcoming...
2015/05/27 00:23
2015/05/27 00:23
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A substantial swath of the community, from conservancy groups to social organizations to individual volunteers, has taken it upon themselves to sweep away the pervasive Scotch broom that is taking...
2015/05/26 22:21
2015/05/26 22:21
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The 44th BC Forest Service Trap Shoot was held at Alexis Creek’s Chilcotin Rod and Gun Club Range on Saturday, May 23 under an ever changing spring sky. It was another great turnout with 70 shooters...
2015/05/26 19:23
2015/05/26 19:23
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A resident of a rural Oyster River neighbourhood is concerned about an apparent influx of toxic Giant hogweed along popular area trails, but local and provincial government agencies may have no...
2015/05/25 17:15
2015/05/25 17:15
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A district-wide fire ban is in effect beginning June 1, 2015. Mission fire chief Larry Watkinson has implemented the District-wide ban following recent hot, dry weather, compounding the risk related...
2015/05/24 20:19
2015/05/24 20:19
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Mark Brett Penticton Western News Hampered by gusting north winds and limited water supply Naramata Volunteer firefighters struggled initially to contain a multi-alarm blaze that eventually...
2015/05/22 08:34
2015/05/22 08:34
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There is growing pressure to protect the North Okanagan’s community watersheds. The Regional District of North Okanagan board voted Wednesday to demand that the Ministry of Forests restrict access to...
2015/05/22 01:39
2015/05/22 01:39
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Environmental groups have accused TimberWest of speeding up logging in the Great Bear Rainforest before tougher regulations take effect – an allegation the company denies. The province notes...
2015/05/21 00:10
2015/05/21 00:10
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The city will move forward with an appeal to try to buy itself more time to get its dam decision right. In a split vote Tuesday, Nanaimo city council chose to pursue an appeal and a stay of the Dam...
2015/05/20 20:56
2015/05/20 20:56
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Taking effect Friday, May 22 several fire related activities will be prohibited in the Southest Fire Centre in order to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. The ban includes...
2015/05/20 20:23
2015/05/20 20:23
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About 38 km northwest of Castlegar, up the winding, gravel road beyond Syringa Creek Provincial Park, lies the tiny community of Deer Park. It is not a city, a town, or even a village. As long-time...
2015/05/20 19:19
2015/05/20 19:19
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Expanded rules are coming for off-road vehicle operators next month. Owners of golf carts, dirt bikes, quads, side-by-side or snowmobiles are going to be required by law to plate and insure those...
2015/05/20 05:39
2015/05/20 05:39
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British Columbia’s controversial wolf control program will have to go on for at least a decade, and other animals may also have to be killed if the province’s endangered caribou herds are to be saved,...
2015/05/19 18:24
2015/05/19 18:24
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Wildfire crew members are now set for another year of climbing in and out of helicopters in the back country. Twenty-two Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource firefighters spent Wednesday...
2015/05/18 23:39
2015/05/18 23:39
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RCMP in Northern B.C. are investigating the trigger point of a massive wildfire they suspect was started by someone, but authorities still don’t know whether the 240-square-kilometre blaze was an...
2015/05/15 00:23
2015/05/15 00:23
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Facing a historic shortage of water, BC Hydro is looking forward to a summer of juggling fish habitat flows in Campbell River with recreational use in the reservoir above John Hart dam. And it may...
2015/05/14 22:21
2015/05/14 22:21
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As people head out to camp, fish and recreate this May long weekend, the Conservation Officer Service is reminding the public it will be out in full force. “We will be assisting the Ministry of...
2015/05/28 19:56
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