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Golden COs hand out a number of charges

Golden area BC Conservation Officers (COs) have been busy over the past week, with compliance verifications resulting in several charges under the Wildlife Act and…

Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the April 3 District of Sparwood council meeting. DELEGATIONS Access Management Compliance and Enforcement Program (AMCEP)…

Notes from City Hall

Be Bear Smart Bears are in search of food before going into hibernation. Some simple steps to follow to help avoid a run-in with bears:…

Help keep these grizzly bears wild

WildSafeBC Elk Valley is imploring the public to help keep this pair of grizzly bears, seen near Welcome to Sparwood sign on Highway 3, alive…

Bucks up as fall rut arrives

Focus on the local urban deer population shifts away from aggressive does to the upcoming autumn deer mating period or the fall rut. City of…

Cranbrook snowmobilers work to protect caribou

A stewardship management agreement between the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations will help protect endangered mountain caribou…

Enhanced patrols over May long weekend

Conservation officers, natural resource officers and park rangers are ramping up patrols over the May long weekend to help ensure British Columbians and visitors have…

Report acts of urban deer aggression: city

Each and every report important to determining future population management Any incidents involving acts of deer aggression in the City of Cranbrook should be reported….

B.C. flexes its mussels

By Todd Larsen East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council Anyone who has been following the news in B.C. this summer is well aware that many organizations…