Tag Archives: Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Dam breach concern forcing lake level lowering

After a review of the findings and recommendations of an engineering report on the safety of the dam at Idlewild Park, City of Cranbrook Council last night made the decision to lower the lake in order to protect public safety. … > Read More

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Moose Winter Tick Surveillance Program needs help

Members of the public are being asked to help document moose winter tick infestations by completing and submitting an online Moose Winter Tick Survey before April 30. The survey will help B.C.’s Wildlife Health Program staff monitor the number of … > Read More

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Province acting to save endangered caribou

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is taking immediate action to save caribou herds under threat from wolf predation in two separate and targeted actions: one in the South Selkirk Mountains and the other in the South … > Read More

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Rod & Gun Club offers deer capture services

Letter to the Editor The following letter has been delivered to the District of Invermere… Mayor Taft and Councillors District of Invermere There is not a more contentious issue for the District of Invermere than that of our resident mule … > Read More

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Elk problems?

Crop depredation on agricultural land, whether Crown, leased or private hayfields and pastures by Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni), frequently occurs in the South Rocky Mountain Trench (SRMT) of British Columbia. This problem has increased in recent years as … > Read More

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Area Restriction Order rescinded

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Southeast Fire Centre announced today that effective at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, the area restriction order in place for a group of fires west of Elkford and east of … > Read More

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Options on future of CVWMA centre

You’re invited to a free open house and discussion about the future of the interpretive centre at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) on Monday, September 15. “We’ve heard a lot of great ideas from residents and looked at … > Read More

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Illegal dumping under investigation

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is seeking information concerning illegal dumping that took place on Houle Road near Kimberley. Sometime between August 8 and Aug. 16., somebody dumped a quantity of dirt, wood, cement and garbage … > Read More

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Better business certainty with new guide outfitter licence

New five-year guide outfitter licences will save guides time and money, while lowering the administrative burden of government, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations stated in a May 26 press release. While the one-year licensing option will … > Read More

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Elizabeth Lake drainage assessment approved

An engineering assessment will be completed on the Elizabeth Lake drainage basin from the watershed to the City of Cranbrook storm water system. The need for an assessment was the key action item to come out of a stakeholders meeting … > Read More

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