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BC Local News
Grizzly territory protection soughtpopulations, environmental preservation has dominated recent conversations. An
BC Local News / Posted 12 hours ago
populations, environmental preservation has dominated recent conversations. Andrew Walker, a wildlife biologist with Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, met Regional District of North Okanagan directors Wednesday to... Read more
18h
BC Local News
Wildfire salvage timber: Tolko finds hope when all seems lostforests. "We do have the capacity to salvage the viable timber that is left,"
BC Local News / Posted 18 hours ago
forests. "We do have the capacity to salvage the viable timber that is left," said Hoffman. "We're working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to secure the permits and approvals needed to... Read more
18h
Williams Lake Tribune
Wildfire salvage timber: Tolko finds hope when all seems lostforests. “We do have the capacity to salvage the viable timber that is left,”
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
forests. “We do have the capacity to salvage the viable timber that is left,” said Hoffman. “We’re working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to secure the permits and approvals needed to... Read more
21h
BC Local News
Wildfires impact 53 million cubic metres of Interior’s timberaround communities to help alleviate risk. Now that the provincial state of em
BC Local News / Posted 21 hours ago
around communities to help alleviate risk. Now that the provincial state of emergency was removed on Friday, Sept. 15 because of the weather and the containment of the fires, recovery efforts are being co-ordinated through the Ministry of Fo... Read more
22h
Williams Lake Tribune
Wildfires impact 53 million cubic metres of Interior’s timberaround communities to help alleviate risk. Now that the provincial state of em
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
around communities to help alleviate risk. Now that the provincial state of emergency was removed on Friday, Sept. 15 because of the weather and the containment of the fires, recovery efforts are being co-ordinated through the Ministry of Fo... Read more
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BC Local News
Meetings on proposed recreation restrictions to maintain caribouvehicles in different areas of the range. Councils in both Telkwa and Smithers
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
vehicles in different areas of the range. Councils in both Telkwa and Smithers had presentations last week from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, which focused on a diminishing population of... Read more
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Smithers Interior News
Meetings on proposed recreation restrictions to maintain caribouvehicles in different areas of the range. Councils in both Telkwa and Smithers
Smithers Interior News / Posted yesterday
vehicles in different areas of the range. Councils in both Telkwa and Smithers had presentations last week from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, which focused on a diminishing population of... Read more
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Clearwater Times
Back in Timein December, 2007. Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation (WGCFC) was one ste
Clearwater Times / Posted yesterday
in December, 2007. Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation (WGCFC) was one step closer to harvesting timber after B.C. Ministry of Forests approved their Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP). TNRD Area A director and vice-chair Bert Walker presented... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Grizzly territory protection soughtpopulations, environmental preservation has dominated recent conversations. An
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
populations, environmental preservation has dominated recent conversations. Andrew Walker, a wildlife biologist with Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, met Regional District of North Okanagan directors Wednesday to... Read more
2d
BC Local News
Invasive bass confirmed in Kettle Riverthe help of local anglers after non-native bass species have been confirmed in
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
the help of local anglers after non-native bass species have been confirmed in the Kettle River over the last month. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources as well as the BC Wildlife Federation have advised residents and local... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Zoo launches breeding program to save endangered leopard frogsleopard frogs in British Columbia," said Lindsay Anderson, rare and endangered
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
leopard frogs in British Columbia," said Lindsay Anderson, rare and endangered species biologist, Kootenay Boundary Region Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. "It will be a meaningful conservation... Read more
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BC Local News
TNRD report shows the number of structures lost and damaged in wildfiresrecovery of affected communities, and is already implementing a long-term plan
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
recovery of affected communities, and is already implementing a long-term plan to recover from this year's wildfires. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has assumed leadership from Emergency... Read more
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Clearwater Times
B.C. hunters reminded to download the Moose Tracker appMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Clearwater Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development VICTORIA – With hunting season underway, B.C. hunters are reminded that they can help manage moose populations by downloading and using the B.C. Moose Tracker app during... Read more
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BC Local News
Wildfire recovery plans and prevention discussedMinistry Staff Discuss Wildfire Recovery Staff representatives from Emergency
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Ministry Staff Discuss Wildfire Recovery Staff representatives from Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO) visited the Board to talk about the... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Wildfire recovery plans and prevention discussed with directorsMinistry Staff Discuss Wildfire Recovery Staff representatives from Emergency
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Ministry Staff Discuss Wildfire Recovery Staff representatives from Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO) visited the Board to talk about the... Read more
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100 Mile House Free Press
Salvage logging anticipated by next summerlikely won’t be able to start logging burned crown land, including the Gustafse
100 Mile House Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
likely won’t be able to start logging burned crown land, including the Gustafsen area, until next summer, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO). “Areas burned that contain... Read more
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BC Local News
Salvage logging anticipated by next summerlikely won't be able to start logging burned crown land, including the Gustafse
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
likely won't be able to start logging burned crown land, including the Gustafsen area, until next summer, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO). "Areas burned that contain... Read more
8d
BC Local News
One Langley Slurpee lover will win a week of free Slurpees by contributingon this list, there are the first participating companies and the challenges th
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
on this list, there are the first participating companies and the challenges they are solving: • Arkit is working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNR) to modernize the way people access... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
One Langley Slurpee lover will win a week of free Slurpees by contributingon this list, there are the first participating companies and the challenges th
Aldergrove Star / Posted 8 days ago
on this list, there are the first participating companies and the challenges they are solving: • Arkit is working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNR) to modernize the way people access... Read more
8d
BC Local News
Province to review Rapattacktaking this apart…" In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
taking this apart…" In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was established in the 1970s, were told by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations that the room and board option at the base was to be cancelled. A... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Province to review Rapattacktaking this apart…” In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 8 days ago
taking this apart…” In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was established in the 1970s, were told by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations that the room and board option at the base was to be cancelled. A... Read more
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8d
Salmon Arm Observer
Province to review Rapattacktaking this apart…” In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 8 days ago
taking this apart…” In September 2016, staff at the Salmon Arm base, which was established in the 1970s, were told by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations that the room and board option at the base was to be cancelled. A... Read more
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9d
BC Local News
Use caution when driving on backcountry and forest service roadsnumerous hazards, including road and bridge washouts, undercut banks and struct
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
numerous hazards, including road and bridge washouts, undercut banks and structural failures, reads a release from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Avoid putting yourself in hazardous... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Use caution when driving on backcountry and forest service roadsnumerous hazards, including road and bridge washouts, undercut banks and struct
Terrace Standard / Posted 9 days ago
numerous hazards, including road and bridge washouts, undercut banks and structural failures, reads a release from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Avoid putting yourself in hazardous... Read more
9d
Kelowna Capital News
No concerns with kokaneethere hasn’t been any concern with the anticipated number of salmon, said Tara
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 9 days ago
there hasn’t been any concern with the anticipated number of salmon, said Tara White, senior fisheries biologist with the ministry of forests, lands and natural resource operations. “High spring flows resulted in significant bed load movement and... Read more
9d
BC Local News
More recreation sites and trails re-opened in Cariboo regionThe Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced Wednes
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced Wednesday some recreation sites west of the Fraser River have been re-opened, while others, such as the Big Lake Recreation site in Nemiah Valley (as seen here) remain closed.... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
More recreation sites and trails re-opened in Cariboo regionThe Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced Wednes
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced Wednesday some recreation sites west of the Fraser River have been re-opened, while others, such as the Big Lake Recreation site in Nemiah Valley (as seen here) remain closed.... Read more
9d
BC Local News
Driest summer recordedstarted earlier in June and didn't relent with the usual rainfall that arrives
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
started earlier in June and didn't relent with the usual rainfall that arrives in early September. On Friday, Sept. 8, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations (FLNRO) issued another drought advisory, reminding water users that much... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Driest summer recordedstarted earlier in June and didn’t relent with the usual rainfall that arrives
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 9 days ago
started earlier in June and didn’t relent with the usual rainfall that arrives in early September. On Friday, Sept. 8, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations (FLNRO) issued another drought advisory, reminding water users that much... Read more
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9d
Salmon Arm Observer
Driest summer recordedstarted earlier in June and didn’t relent with the usual rainfall that arrives
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 9 days ago
started earlier in June and didn’t relent with the usual rainfall that arrives in early September. On Friday, Sept. 8, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations (FLNRO) issued another drought advisory, reminding water users that much... Read more
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10d
BC Local News
Landslide on Mount Hays blocks road access11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, but were forced to turn around due to the heavy build u
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, but were forced to turn around due to the heavy build up of fallen trees and roots. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said that it is not aware of any slide in the... Read more
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The Northern View
Landslide on Mount Hays blocks road access11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, but were forced to turn around due to the heavy build u
The Northern View / Posted 10 days ago
11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, but were forced to turn around due to the heavy build up of fallen trees and roots. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said that it is not aware of any slide in the... Read more
10d
BC Local News
Firefighters get a jump on Naramata blazeus get it under control." Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working o
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
us get it under control." Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working on it in conjunction with four from the Ministry of Forests. "Flames were about three feet high, but from a distance we even thought it was going to be a lot worse... Read more
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10d
Penticton Western News
Firefighters get a jump on Naramata blazeus get it under control.” Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working o
Penticton Western News / Posted 10 days ago
us get it under control.” Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working on it in conjunction with four from the Ministry of Forests. “Flames were about three feet high, but from a distance we even thought it was going to be a lot worse... Read more
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10d
Summerland Review
Firefighters get a jump on Naramata blazeus get it under control.” Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working o
Summerland Review / Posted 10 days ago
us get it under control.” Naramata fire had 23 of their firefighters working on it in conjunction with four from the Ministry of Forests. “Flames were about three feet high, but from a distance we even thought it was going to be a lot worse... Read more
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11d
Smithers Interior News
Forums on backcountry caribou regulationsinformation about possible upcoming regulations concerning backwoods recreation
Smithers Interior News / Posted 11 days ago
information about possible upcoming regulations concerning backwoods recreational areas. The meetings to be held by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations &Rural Development will be held prior to implementation of the... Read more
14d
BC Local News
Extreme weather discussed during annual meetingsaid, turning to the flooding in the Okanagan and a presentation provided by he
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
said, turning to the flooding in the Okanagan and a presentation provided by head of public safety and protection with the ministry of forests, Shaun Reimer, who helps manage Okanagan Lake levels. Reimer provided an overview of this spring's... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Extreme weather discussed during annual meetingsaid, turning to the flooding in the Okanagan and a presentation provided by he
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 14 days ago
said, turning to the flooding in the Okanagan and a presentation provided by head of public safety and protection with the ministry of forests, Shaun Reimer, who helps manage Okanagan Lake levels. Reimer provided an overview of this spring’s... Read more
15d
BC Local News
FireSmart assessment an eye-opener for Nelson homeownerit. Sherry's property is adjacent to the rail trail, and Jeffery saw this as a
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
it. Sherry's property is adjacent to the rail trail, and Jeffery saw this as a definite advantage. "I did 10 years with Ministry of Forests as a firefighter, and firefighters are always looking for control lines, and then building on them, to... Read more
15d
Nelson Star
FireSmart assessment an eye-opener for homeownerit. Sherry’s property is adjacent to the rail trail, and Jeffery saw this as a
Nelson Star / Posted 15 days ago
it. Sherry’s property is adjacent to the rail trail, and Jeffery saw this as a definite advantage. “I did 10 years with Ministry of Forests as a firefighter, and firefighters are always looking for control lines, and then building on them, to... Read more
15d
BC Local News
Sicamous goes fishing for mussel inspectioncouncil will be joined by representatives from the Splatsin First Nation and th
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
council will be joined by representatives from the Splatsin First Nation and the City of Enderby in meetings with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to discuss the establishment of a shared... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Sicamous goes fishing for mussel inspectioncouncil will be joined by representatives from the Splatsin First Nation and th
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 15 days ago
council will be joined by representatives from the Splatsin First Nation and the City of Enderby in meetings with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to discuss the establishment of a shared... Read more
17d
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Province places Vancouver Island on Level 3 drought alertwater levels have prompted the Province to announce a Level 3 drought rating fo
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 17 days ago
water levels have prompted the Province to announce a Level 3 drought rating for Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development announced Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Level 3... Read more
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17d
BC Local News
Dry Koksilah River threatens fish in Cowichan Valleyon the ecological and cultural values in the Koksilah watershed as much as poss
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
on the ecological and cultural values in the Koksilah watershed as much as possible." A press release issued by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said if a voluntary 30 per cent water-use... Read more
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Lake Cowichan Gazette
Dry Koksilah River threatens fish in Cowichan Valleyon the ecological and cultural values in the Koksilah watershed as much as poss
Lake Cowichan Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
on the ecological and cultural values in the Koksilah watershed as much as possible.” A press release issued by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said if a voluntary 30 per cent water-use... Read more
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18d
BC Local News
August third hottest, second driest since records began in the 60s13, 670 people. The state of emergency gives agencies, such as Emergency Manag
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
13, 670 people. The state of emergency gives agencies, such as Emergency Management BC, the fire commissioner, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and the RCMP the authority, under the Wildfire... Read more
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21d
BC Local News
Stay safe on the Labour Day long weekendEmergency Management British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Reso
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
Emergency Management British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Summer is gradually coming to a close, but the wildfire risk in many parts of the province remains a very serious concern. British... Read more
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22d
BC Local News
North Thompson residents urged to conserve waterMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development KAMLOOPS – The Government of British Columbia has announced a Level 3 drought rating for the North Thompson and South Thompson regions. The Province is urging all water... Read more
22d
BC Local News
Province stepping in to protect ancestral remainsis using the court system to ensure remains of First Nations people are protect
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
is using the court system to ensure remains of First Nations people are protected. The announcement came Thursday from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development regarding ancestral remains unearthed in an... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Province stepping in to protect ancestral remainsis using the court system to ensure remains of First Nations people are protect
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 22 days ago
is using the court system to ensure remains of First Nations people are protected. The announcement came Thursday from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development regarding ancestral remains unearthed in an... Read more
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