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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 2:05 PM
With weather conditions expected to remain warm and dry, water users in the North Thompson region are being urged to reduce water consumption, and the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 3 drought rating for the area.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 2:00 PM
Responding to continuing dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the Okanagan Region, and taken the additional action of suspending angling on the Okanagan River (main-stem only) between Okanagan Lake and Osoyoos Lake due to warming water temperatures.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:50 PM
Much of the smoke that’s currently visible in parts of the Southeast Fire Centre is not coming from wildfires in B.C., but instead emanating from fires in Oregon, California and Washington.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 8:31 AM
Effective at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed within the Northwest Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, with the exception of the Nadina Fire Zone.
Monday, August 3, 2015 9:30 AM
The public is reminded that the public review and comment period on proposed land use changes in the Great Bear Rainforest closes Monday, Aug. 10, 2015.
Friday, July 31, 2015 2:00 PM
The Government of B.C. is suspending angling for the remainder of the streams on Vancouver Island due to ongoing warm water temperatures and low flows.
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:30 AM
To protect coho, chinook and steelhead populations in the Coldwater River, a temporary water use restrictions on the river and its tributaries has been issued effective midnight Friday, July 31, 2015.
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
Following the federal government’s decision to issue aquaculture licences, the B.C. government has issued two new tenures under the Land Act for salmon aquaculture purposes, near Hope Island off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, and offered two more, one in the Clio Channel, east of Port McNeill, and one near Flores Island, north of Tofino.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 5:20 PM
Significant progress has been made containing the Elaho and Boulder Creek wildfires, due to the hard work of BC Wildfire Service crews who have taken advantage of reduced fire behaviour in recent days.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:15 AM
Effective immediately, the Lost Creek Forest Service Road is closed to all traffic beyond the 8km bridge until approximately Aug. 10, 2015, while the bridge is repaired.