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Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:05 PM
The B.C. government is investing another $12 million to assist with the detection and removal of invasive species, as part of its economic recovery plan to support jobs and help communities cope with the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:30 AM
To prevent gypsy moth populations from becoming established and to minimize the risk they pose to forests, farms, orchards and trees, the B.C. government plans to conduct aerial-spray treatments in the Courtenay area in spring 2021.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:30 PM
Young adults interested in working outdoors this summer and playing a key role in environmental stewardship can now apply for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00 AM
Growing up in a small First Nations community in the Yukon, Kayla Williams’ grandmother encouraged her to go to university and pursue a career protecting wildlife and the environment.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:30 PM
A single Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarina) was found near the junction of Fraser Highway and Highway 13 in Aldergrove on Nov. 7, 2020, approximately five kilometres away from where one was found in Abbotsford on Nov. 2.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:00 PM
Abbotsford-area beekeepers and residents are being asked to report if they see any Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), following the discovery of one hornet in the 7000 block of Bradner Road on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:00 AM
Young people interested in environmental management and conservation will have opportunities to gain experience, skills and training through a new government program that offers employment with BC Parks and the B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS).
Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:45 AM
Cindy Stern and Gail Wallin have been appointed to the Forest Practices Board for three-year terms.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:00 AM
Workers in Williams Lake, Ashcroft and Salmon Arm who were affected by mill curtailments will have the opportunity to gain skills and work in invasive species management and awareness.
Monday, June 29, 2020 10:15 AM
Engaging youth to work on community service projects so they can help their communities “build back better” from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is the goal of a new $5-million Youth Community Partnership program.