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Thursday, July 14, 2022 11:15 AM
The Lheidli T’enneh First Nation will see greater forest stewardship benefits and exclusive harvesting rights to timber resources on the Nation’s territories through a First Nations Woodland Licence (FNWL) in a new forest tenure opportunity agreement, the largest such offer in British Columbia to date.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 10:15 AM
The B.C. government has provided more than $1.2 million in grants to 13 local governments and First Nations in the Prince George Fire Centre to support wildfire risk reduction initiatives and help keep communities safe.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:20 PM
More than $27 million in project grants that will help create jobs throughout British Columbia will also help increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned as slash.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:15 AM
The provincial government has announced $69 million to fund a new series of measures aimed at supporting British Columbia forest workers impacted by mill closures and shift reductions in several B.C. Interior communities.
Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:02 AM
As part of its ongoing commitment to reduce wildfire threats, the B.C. government is providing more than $395,000 in community resiliency investment grants to support projects in the Prince George Fire Centre.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 4:20 PM
Effective at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, campfires were again allowed in the Fort Nelson Forest District and Peace Forest District.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:51 PM
Smoke originating from the Comstock Lake wildfire, about 100 kilometres west of Hixon, has drifted north and is now visible throughout the Prince George area.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:00 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is currently responding to 72 new wildfires in the Prince George and Northwest fire centres, all of which started on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 5:13 PM
Effective at noon on Saturday, May 5, 2018, Category 2 open fires and the use of fireworks will be prohibited within the Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson fire zones.
Friday, April 6, 2018 9:31 AM
Communities and wildlife will benefit from $134 million being awarded by the Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. (FESBC) to 71 forest enhancement projects around the Province, Premier John Horgan announced today.