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Monday, November 26, 2012 11:15 AM
The Ministry of Environment is launching a website that brings environmental reporting into the 21st century by translating complex scientific data into interactive features and story-telling graphics that help British Columbians understand the environment.
Saturday, November 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Hundreds of new anglers got their feet wet for the first time at British Columbia's provincial parks during 2012. A record number of B.C. families took part in free Learn to Fish programs in provincial parks, which added value to the park visitors' already great experiences.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 10:15 AM
British Columbia's provincial parks now have more places to sit and enjoy an amazing view - each with their own special stories and wonderful memories. The 100 for 100 Park Bench Challenge launched in 2011 to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of British Columbia's provincial parks system was so successful that all 100 benches are sold.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 5:00 PM
While Ministry of Environment officials remain confident that there is no risk to public health or the environment, the ministry is launching a formal investigation in response to concerns around the approximately 1,800 tonnes of potentially hazardous fly ash shipped to the Cache Creek Landfill from the Burnaby waste-to-energy facility in July and August, announced Environment Minister Terry Lake today.
Saturday, October 13, 2012 1:30 PM
B.C. will beat national targets on recycling by close to a year, said Environment Minister Terry Lake at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of the Ministers of Environment (CCME), which wrapped up Thursday, and in advance of Waste Reduction Week Oct. 15-21.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 5:06 PM
The B.C. government is extremely concerned about the answers being given by Enbridge/Northern Gateway representatives at the hearings in Prince George.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 8:00 AM
The B.C. government will resume its questioning of Northern Gateway Pipelines (NGP) at the Joint Review Panel hearings in Prince George, concentrating on key areas of concerns including safety, accident prevention and emergency preparedness and response.
Saturday, September 29, 2012 11:00 AM
As British Columbia's bears go through their annual ritual of preparing for hibernation, avoiding conflicts between bears and humans is a particularly high priority during the fall season.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 5:10 PM
Keeping B.C.'s beaches and coastline clean year-round is vitally important to the protection of our aquatic life and ecosystems, which is why the B.C. government is partnering with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup to hold cleanup events in communities throughout the province from Sept. 15 - 23, 2012.
Friday, August 3, 2012 7:00 AM
The August long weekend is a peak time for camping, and reservation numbers have hit a record high. As of July 29, B.C. Parks had received 91,989 reservations this calendar year - up 11 per cent from last year.