Tag Archives: Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson

Lease terms for adventure tourism operators increasing

The provincial government is increasing the maximum lengths on specific kinds of leases and licences available to adventure tourism operators, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today. Currently, adventure tourism leases and licences of occupation issued … > Read More

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Valley resident named to Rural Advisory Council

Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce executive director Susan Clovechok has been named to the new provincial Rural Advisory Council. Members of the Province’s Rural Advisory Council were announced last week by Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson … > Read More

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Regulation changes encourage family fishing

Fishing families are getting additional opportunity to pass down their knowledge to the next generation, with the announcement of regulatory amendments to the Wildlife Act, confirmed last week by Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson. In support … > Read More

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Australia to aid B.C.’s wildfire response efforts

With wildfire activity increasing throughout British Columbia, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today that a contingent of specialized wildfire personnel from Australia will be coming to B.C. to assist with wildfire response. About 80 personnel … > Read More

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Crucial to adhere to fire prohibitions: Thomson

With hot and dry weather expected to continue in many parts of B.C. over the long weekend and well into next week, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson is reminding the public to obey any campfire bans … > Read More

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Hunting licence program to receive major upgrades

The hunting licensing program will receive major upgrades, following a commitment to create an online service that will be flexible, convenient, user-friendly and fit for the 21st Century, announced Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson July 11. … > Read More

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Region gets funds to continue battle against invasive plants

The East Kootenay is getting 13% of a $1.7 million provincial government allocation to efforts to control the spread of invasive plants, announced B.C. grants over $1.7 million to fight invasive plants announced Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve … > Read More

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