Access to the Chilko River will be closed to protect the public and wildlife during salmon-spawning season when there is increased grizzly bear activity in the area.
Starting Sept. 1, 2021, until Oct. 31, 2021, the Chilko-Newton Road is closed south of Henry’s Crossing. The Tŝilhqot’in Nation, Xeni Gwet’in First Nation and the Province of B.C. are jointly closing public access to the Upper Chilko Corridor and the Tŝilhqot’in Title Area on the Chilko-Newton Road, south of Henry’s Crossing.
The closure of the road will be monitored and enforced under the B.C. Wildlife Act. Penalties and fines for violators will be issued.
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