Tag Archives: Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Leave newborn wildlife in the wild

When it comes to newborn wild animals, mother always knows best, and so with fawning and calving season underway provincial biologists are reminding people that newborn deer, elk or moose should not be touched or moved when encountered. People who … > Read More

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Government urging vigilance for safe outdoor burning this spring

Curling banks of smoke are once again rising into the skies over the East Kootenay as slash piles and other outdoor debris is put to flame – an almost timeless tradition in these parts. However, the Ministry of Forests, Lands … > Read More

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Palliser FSR Bridge to be closed for replacement

The Palliser Forest Service Road (FSR) Bridge will be closed just after the May long weekend, possibly through to the July long weekend, because of reconstruction/replacement. The bridge is located at the 13 km mark on the Settler’s – Cross … > Read More

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Biologists fish for Burbot Recovery Plan

Local residents may see biologists ice fishing on Moyie Lake, beginning in mid-February to help recover burbot populations. Residents may see selective ice fishing, and the presence of large coolers filled with water to temporarily hold burbot prior to re-release … > Read More

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Website opens consultation on angling, hunting regulations

A new, permanent public engagement website will give British Columbians an opportunity to review and comment on proposed angling, hunting and trapping regulations, announced the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations today (Nov. 7). Regulations for angling, hunting … > Read More

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Province seeking input from public on resource roads

British Columbia has an estimated 450,000 kilometres of resource (logging/mining) roads, crisscrossing over its roughly 900,000 square kilometers of Crown land. “Resource roads connect us to the various industries that produce jobs all over British Columbia,” noted Steve Thomson, Minister … > Read More

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Backyard burning permitted across Southeast Fire Centre

Effective at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 5, backyard burning was permitted within the Southeast Fire Centre due to a decreased risk of wildfires. According to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Southeast Fire Centre, the public is … > Read More

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Ta Ta Creek area prescribed burn delayed

Weather permitting, the Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program will conduct a prescribed burn south of Ta Ta Creek in the vicinity of the old Kimberley airport on Friday, September 30. Smoke from the controlled fire will be visible from … > Read More

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