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Friday, September 18, 2020 9:45 AM
The Province is set to transfer 11 hectares of Crown land to the Nicola Valley First Nations, fulfilling a promise made in March 2019 to work together to grow the regional economy and advance reconciliation with the First Nations.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:30 PM
Significant progress is being made to manage invasive plant species in the Thompson-Nicola region, as part of a $2.2-million pilot project that began this spring and will continue into 2020.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 9:30 AM
The public is being asked to prepare for localized flooding as water levels in Nicola Lake and river rise due to increased snowmelt and higher than normal rain levels throughout April.
Friday, February 17, 2017 8:24 AM
Under the BC Rural Dividend, the Province is providing $60,000 in new grants to the Fraser Nicola region.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 9:15 AM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has officially opened the new $4.74-million Provincial Wildfire Training Centre and Merritt Fire Zone office.
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.
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.