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Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:00 AM
It is anticipated that the heavy rainfall experienced over the past 48 hours will cause the streamflow in creeks and rivers feeding Nicola Lake to increase and remain high for at least another two weeks.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:00 AM
The public is asked to exercise caution, and prepare for localized flooding as water levels in Nicola Lake, the Nicola River and surrounding streams increase due to rapid snowmelt and recent high temperatures.
Monday, October 22, 2012 1:45 PM
The B.C. government is investing up to $4.74 million in a new firefighting centre to enhance wildfire response and management, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:15 AM
The B.C. government has leased a 2.176-hectare plot of land from the City of Merritt to construct an expanded Merritt Fire Zone office and training centre for the Wildfire Management Branch.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 8:15 AM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations plans to aerially treat up to 21,400 hectares of forest in the Cascades District to reduce populations of western spruce budworm.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 10:15 AM
Residents in the Nicola Valley will now find it even easier to get personalized help with their natural resource inquiries, thanks to the opening of a brand-new FrontCounter BC office in Merritt.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:45 PM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson recognized the District of Logan Lake for fully implementing its community wildfire protection plan during a special awards ceremony at the Merritt Fire Zone base today.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 3:54 PM
On Wednesday, June 1 the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations will be releasing additional water from the Nicola Lake Dam to limit the rise of the lake.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 6:00 AM
Seventy-five candidates will test their limits at wildfire fighter boot camp this week, seeing if they have what it takes to join one of British Columbia's world-renowned crews.