Tag Archives: Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Nine wolves removed from South Selkirks

Wolf removal activities to help save endangered caribou herds in the South Selkirk Mountains and South Peace have concluded for the second year of the five-year wolf removal project. In the South Selkirks, nine wolves were removed. It is estimated … > Read More

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Wildfire season is here

A warm and dry spring, along with 34 wildfires leaping to life in one day earlier this week in British Columbia’s northeast, has the provincial government asking residents to be mindful that wildfire season has arrived. The flare-up of fires … > Read More

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Regional invasive plant battle gets ammo

The East Kootenay will be receiving about 13% of a $1.72 million provincial government funding allotment designed to held fight invasive plants. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced this morning that the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council … > Read More

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Prescribed burn near Elko

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, with the support of its Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program partners, is conducting an ecosystem restoration burn on Rabbit Mountain today, Friday, April 8. Smoke from this controlled burn will … > Read More

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New wildfire fines in effect today

In a bid to take a tougher stand on irresponsible behaviour that contributes to increased wildfire risks and in an effort to protect communities, natural resources and infrastructure from wildfire damage, the B.C. government today increased fines for a variety … > Read More

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Ecosystem restoration burn scheduled for Friday

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) and its Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program partners will be conducting an ecosystem restoration burn in the Lakit Ridge area on Friday, April 1, weather permitting. Lakit Ridge is … > Read More

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Storm sewer no place for hazardous materials

When working with household cleaning products and other potentially hazardous materials, the City of Cranbrook is asking residents and businesses to be careful that this material doesn’t make it into our storm sewer system. When you wash your car, the … > Read More

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Board supports Kannelly’s Camp rec site application

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be advising the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) that it supports the Moyie Lake Snowmobile and ATV Club Crown Land Application to establish and maintain a BC Recreation … > Read More

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Moose Winter Tick Survey needs your 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 staff monitor the number of moose … > Read More

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Fairmont and Wapiti ski areas secure futures

Fairmont Hot Springs and Elkford’s Wapiti Ski Area now have more secure futures, thanks to renewed operating agreements with the province. The operating agreements for Fairmont Hot Springs Ski Area and Wapiti Ski Area last for 30 years each, and help … > Read More

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