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Friday, September 20, 2019 8:00 AM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and Cook’s Ferry Indian Band plan to conduct a prescribed burn on the Shaniken 3 Indian Reserve, located southwest of the community of Spences Bridge.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:23 PM
On the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, an Asian giant hornet’s (vespa mandarinia) nest was located in the ground in the Robin’s Park area in south Nanaimo and destroyed.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:00 PM
Three large insects found in the Nanaimo area in August have been confirmed by Canadian and international experts as Asian giant hornets (vespa mandarinia), the first time they have been found on Vancouver Island.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:00 AM
The BC Wildfire Service plans to conduct two prescribed burns in the Maple Bay and Metchosin areas of Vancouver Island to reduce wildfire risks, manage flammable vegetation on the landscape and help restore Garry oak ecosystems.
Friday, August 16, 2019 1:00 PM
When Erica McClaren looks at the coastal landscape of Helliwell Provincial Park, she feels hopeful a rare species of butterfly will return to its former home.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:30 PM
Wildfire rehabilitation and recovery activities are ongoing in the Cariboo region as staff from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and contractors repair damage to landscapes burned during the 2017 and 2018 wildfire seasons.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 PM
The Province is closing recreational angling in Lost Lake to prevent the spread of goldfish, a non-native species.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:30 PM
The B.C. government is providing $575,000 to help address invasive aquatic plant impacts in a lake system near Mission, fund research on an invasive plant that affects grasslands and provide additional support for the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia.
Friday, May 31, 2019 12:15 PM
British Columbia’s Invasive Mussel Defence Program is launching into its fifth season of protecting B.C. waterways from invasive zebra and quagga mussels.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:30 AM
Giant hogweed. Death cap mushrooms. Zebra mussels. These are just some of the species that are not supposed to be in British Columbia.