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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 53 minutes 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 2 hours 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 2 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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The Tyee
More Combat Training for BC's Natural Resource Officerscombat from a retired Vancouver police officer months after their union went pu
More Combat Training for BC's Natural Resource Officers
The Tyee / Posted 5 days ago
combat from a retired Vancouver police officer months after their union went public about unsafe work concerns. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations posted its intent to award a $120,000 no-bid contract to Joel... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
British Columbia farmers brace for summer of droughtscheme in terms of water use on a stream,” said B.C. water stewardship manager
British Columbia farmers brace for summer of drought
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
scheme in terms of water use on a stream,” said B.C. water stewardship manager Valerie Cameron. Ms. Cameron noted that the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources is working on drafting regulations that will allow the government to set... Read more
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The Washington Times
Canadian brewery plans for beer-by-bald eagle delivery stunt despite concernsin Duncan, British Columbia, told CBC Radio Thursday that an agreement appears
Canadian brewery plans for beer-by-bald eagle delivery stunt despite concerns
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
in Duncan, British Columbia, told CBC Radio Thursday that an agreement appears to have been reached between Canada’s Ministry of Forests and the organizers of a “beer from a bird” contest being held by Phillips Brewery. The winner of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Beer delivery by BALD EAGLE is on as bird experts give green light to stuntfriend Hercules when they order. The company, in Vancouver Island, Canada, was
Beer delivery by BALD EAGLE is on as bird experts give green light to stunt
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
friend Hercules when they order. The company, in Vancouver Island, Canada, was originally blocked from the stunt by the Ministry of Forests - but now birds of prey experts at the city's Raptors Centre have said it's safe for Hercules, it's back... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Students help beautify hospital groundspurchased for the hospital planters thanks to the Heather Morton-Knezevich Memo
Students help beautify hospital grounds
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
purchased for the hospital planters thanks to the Heather Morton-Knezevich Memorial Fund. "I worked with Heather at the Ministry of Forests," Jennings said. "She passed away 16 years ago and her husband Fred set up a fund to help beautify the... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Hotel owners oppose new hotelcapacity on the hill allows for it — what the province deems the “comfortable c
Hotel owners oppose new hotel
Revelstoke Review / Posted 12 days ago
capacity on the hill allows for it — what the province deems the “comfortable carrying capacity.” A spokesperson for the Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, said the resort can build another 4,000 beds before it needs to add... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fire scare at Spider Lakesignificant pressure from users, and they need a reminder this is a high-risk a
Fire scare at Spider Lake
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 13 days ago
significant pressure from users, and they need a reminder this is a high-risk area for wildfire,” he said. Last week, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced an open-fire ban throughout the Parksville Qualicum... Read more
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BC Local News
Fire scare at Spider Lakesignificant pressure from users, and they need a reminder this is a high-risk a
Fire scare at Spider Lake
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
significant pressure from users, and they need a reminder this is a high-risk area for wildfire,” he said. Last week, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced an open-fire ban throughout the Parksville Qualicum... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Eagle to deliver beercan only be free-flown for bird abatement or educational flight demonstration a
Eagle to deliver beer
WAOW Wausau / Posted 13 days ago
can only be free-flown for bird abatement or educational flight demonstration at the Duncan facility, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. The ministry told CTV News in a statement it has contacted PNR to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hunting expedition company falls prey to B.C. Civil Forfeiture Officeconfirmed that version of events. A request for comment from the Ministry of Ab
Hunting expedition company falls prey to B.C. Civil Forfeiture Office
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
confirmed that version of events. A request for comment from the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations was referred to the Ministry of Forests. A statement from the Ministry of Forests did not address the meeting.) Mr. Milligan said talks went on... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Column: New strategies needed to battle interface firesIt was the largest recorded fire in North American history. According to a rep
Column: New strategies needed to battle interface fires
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 17 days ago
It was the largest recorded fire in North American history. According to a report covering a 2009 research forum by BC Ministry of Forests “Climate Change and Fire Management Research Strategy”, on average wildfires threaten 20 communities and... Read more
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BC Local News
Northwestern B.C. officials out to stop campsite vandalismbe out of luck if they’re hoping to make use of the popular Exstew recreation s
Northwestern B.C. officials out to stop campsite vandalism
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
be out of luck if they’re hoping to make use of the popular Exstew recreation site. Recreation Sites and Trails BC and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has ordered the closure of the Exstew campground located off of... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Northwestern B.C. officials out to stop campsite vandalismbe out of luck if they’re hoping to make use of the popular Exstew recreation s
Northwestern B.C. officials out to stop campsite vandalism
Terrace Standard / Posted 17 days ago
be out of luck if they’re hoping to make use of the popular Exstew recreation site. Recreation Sites and Trails BC and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has ordered the closure of the Exstew campground located off of... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Williams Lake structural protection crew in Fort St. John areaRayna Carpenter, Greg Ford, Evan Dean and Dereck Sulentich headed north, arrivi
Williams Lake structural protection crew in Fort St. John area
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Rayna Carpenter, Greg Ford, Evan Dean and Dereck Sulentich headed north, arriving the next morning to assist the Ministry of Forests wildfire crews in an area about 40 kilometers north of Fort St. John. "We go after any structure," said... Read more
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BC Local News
City applying for wildlife permitthe public that this is what we’re applying for, this isn’t a secret and this i
City applying for wildlife permit
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
the public that this is what we’re applying for, this isn’t a secret and this is a public meeting where we are asking the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations for a permit to cull deer in 2016,” Blissett said. “So that is out... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Era of mega-fires started in the 1980s and Fort McMurray is not the endnearly $300-million. And things are expected to get worse. A climate change w
Era of mega-fires started in the 1980s and Fort McMurray is not the end
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
nearly $300-million. And things are expected to get worse. A climate change wildfire action draft plan by the B.C. Ministry of Forests predicts that in the near future the size of fires will increase from an average of 7,961 hectares to... Read more
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BC Local News
Mission RCMP to increase enforcement in Stave West and other rural areasshould be aware of the legal requirements regulating ORV use in B.C. This infor
Mission RCMP to increase enforcement in Stave West and other rural areas
BC Local News / Posted 23 days ago
should be aware of the legal requirements regulating ORV use in B.C. This information can be found on the website of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations: for.gov.bc.ca/mof/orv/. Police will also be conducting regular... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission RCMP to increase enforcement in Stave West and other rural areasshould be aware of the legal requirements regulating ORV use in B.C. This infor
Mission RCMP to increase enforcement in Stave West and other rural areas
Mission City Record / Posted 23 days ago
should be aware of the legal requirements regulating ORV use in B.C. This information can be found on the website of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations: for.gov.bc.ca/mof/orv/. Police will also be conducting regular... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
New effort launched to Save Macphersonin September 2014. A subsequent petition gained more than 1,600 online signatur
New effort launched to Save Macpherson
Revelstoke Review / Posted 25 days ago
in September 2014. A subsequent petition gained more than 1,600 online signatures, and local politicians appealed to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to start a new land-use planning process. Those calls were... Read more
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BC Local News
New effort launched to Save Macphersonin September 2014. A subsequent petition gained more than 1,600 online signatur
New effort launched to Save Macpherson
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
in September 2014. A subsequent petition gained more than 1,600 online signatures, and local politicians appealed to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to start a new land-use planning process. Those calls were... Read more
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BC Local News
Kokanee numbers on Kootenay Lake a cause for concernof the lake, which could be an indication that the overall numbers are down, sa
Kokanee numbers on Kootenay Lake a cause for concern
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
of the lake, which could be an indication that the overall numbers are down, says Greg Beithel, Public Affairs Officer, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. “The closure is a precaution aimed to support long-term kokanee... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research showsis used to remove beetle-killed trees because of concerns they could increase w
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research shows
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
is used to remove beetle-killed trees because of concerns they could increase wildfire risks. A spokesman for the B.C. Ministry of Forests said the study has just been received and the government needs more time to review it before... Read more
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DW
'Vertical University' re-imagines villages as classrooms | Global Ideas |added. Illegal logging, fuel wood consumption, and road construction have also
'Vertical University' re-imagines villages as classrooms | Global Ideas |
DW / Posted 27 days ago
added. Illegal logging, fuel wood consumption, and road construction have also led to deforestation, according to Nepal's Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation. Forest data gathered by Mongabay shows that Nepal lost 25 percent of its forest... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Provincial grants awarded to help fight invasive plantsalter soil chemistry and adversely affect commercial crops. This funding is in
Provincial grants awarded to help fight invasive plants
Abbotsford News / Posted 1 months ago
alter soil chemistry and adversely affect commercial crops. This funding is in addition to the $935,000 already allocated by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations for invasive plant control and management... Read more
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BC Local News
Input session still open for horsepower regulationregulation on Apr. 2, starting the month-long public comment period. Wildsight
Input session still open for horsepower regulation
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
regulation on Apr. 2, starting the month-long public comment period. Wildsight has been working with the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations over the past 14 years to implement boating regulations on the... Read more

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