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Thursday, June 24, 2021 1:30 PM
With the 2021 wildfire season well underway, the B.C. government has stepped up with more than $20 million to reduce risks around communities and support new research into predicting wildfire activity.
Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM
With many British Columbians planning to spend Canada Day outdoors, the B.C. government is encouraging everyone to exercise caution with fire use and help prevent human-caused wildfires that could threaten communities.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:40 PM
The Province is honouring the request of the Pacheedaht, Ditidaht and Huu-ay-aht First Nations and deferring old-growth harvesting in the Fairy Creek watershed and central Walbran areas in their territories.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:22 PM
The B.C. government has set out its vision for a forestry sector that is more diverse, competitive, focused on sustainability and puts people and communities first.
Friday, May 21, 2021 11:35 AM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s second administrative review and its preliminary determination regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to the U.S.:
Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:00 AM
As the weather continues to warm up in many parts of the province, British Columbians are being urged to do their part to prevent human-caused wildfires and help keep communities safe.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:00 AM
Heavy rainfall and frost-related damage have resulted in forest service roads in the Omineca Region being closed to most industrial vehicles to prevent further deterioration of road surfaces and to help keep motorists safe.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:30 AM
The B.C. government is investing over $5 million to help Community Forest Agreement holders complete wildfire risk reduction projects as part of the Province’s economic recovery plan to create jobs and help communities deal with the impacts of COVID-19.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:30 PM
Effective immediately, British Columbia’s chief forester Diane Nicholls has set new allowable annual cut (AAC) levels for the Tree Farm License (TFL) 43, located near Powell River.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:30 PM
The B.C. government is providing an additional $1.87 million to assist more businesses that hold eligible tenures for fishing and hunting lodges, guest ranches, ecotourism lodges, seasonal campgrounds and other commercial recreation operators during the COVID-19 pandemic.