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Friday, June 29, 2012 2:00 PM
When it comes to newborn wildlife mother knows best, and so with fawning and calving season underway, the province is again reminding people that newborn deer, elk or moose should not be touched or moved when encountered.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:45 AM
Amendments to the Occupiers Liability Act to help prevent resource road closures and reduce the possibility of injury-related lawsuits are now in effect, as the general public heads into the backcountry to enjoy B.C.'s wilderness this summer.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 8:00 AM
Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced today regulatory changes that provide access to logging slash and wood waste fibre needed by bioenergy producers and manufacturers of wood pellets and other bio-products.
Friday, June 22, 2012 2:00 PM
The Yukon has requested firefighting assistance from British Columbia due to an increase in wildfire activity there, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 9:30 AM
Sensitive alpine areas in the Okanagan Region will benefit from more protection starting July 1, when a new regulation under the Wildlife Act comes into effect prohibiting the use of motor vehicles above 1,700 metres, except on existing roads and trails.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 3:00 PM
The provincial government, the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia, federal agencies and community organizations have developed a five-year plan to enhance and co-ordinate invasive species management throughout B.C.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:00 AM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has announced the reappointment of four board members to the Forest Practices Board for terms of two years each.
Friday, June 1, 2012 11:30 AM
Effective today, backcountry users may notice a new uniform in the woods. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations compliance and enforcement officers will now be known as Natural Resource Officers and can enforce a broader range of natural resource legislation.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 10:15 AM
British Columbia's Wildfire Management Branch is sending 210 personnel to Quebec and Ontario to aid those provinces with the fire activity they are experiencing.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 9:15 AM
The provincial government is providing over $1.7 million in new grants to control the spread of invasive plants, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today.