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Wells Gray Provincial Park remains closed to public

Mon, 2017/07/17 - 7:20pm
Members of the public are reminded that a full closure of Wells Gray Provincial Park has been in place since July 9, 2017, and will remain in effect until the public is advised otherwise.

Wells Gray Provincial Park closure to take effect July 9, 2017

Sat, 2017/07/08 - 9:33pm
In an effort to protect public safety, BC Parks, in co-ordination with the BC Wildfire Service, will close Wells Gray Provincial Park effective 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017.

No vehicle access to Sombrio Beach over May long weekend

Mon, 2017/05/15 - 1:00pm
Over the May long weekend, access to the parking lot at Sombrio Beach will be temporarily restricted for safety measures, as in previous years, to discourage illegal activities such as parties and vandalism.

Long-term water management plan approved for Mount Polley

Fri, 2017/04/07 - 1:05pm
The long-term water management plan for the Mount Polley mine site has been approved by an independent statutory-decision maker from the Ministry of Environment.

May proclaimed as Invasive Species Action Month

Fri, 2017/04/07 - 12:00pm
The B.C. government has proclaimed May 2017 as “Invasive Species Action Month” to help raise awareness of invasive plants and animals in British Columbia and to highlight the environmental and economic damage they can cause.

British Columbians gearing up for the upcoming camping season

Thu, 2017/04/06 - 12:45pm
With the 2017 camping season just around the corner, more than 49,000 reservations have already been booked through the Discover Camping Reservation Service.

Trail users, First Nation benefit from land purchases

Thu, 2017/04/06 - 8:45am
Provincial land purchases on southern Vancouver Island will protect the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail while advancing reconciliation with Pacheedaht First Nation.

B.C. and Yukon sign water management agreement

Wed, 2017/04/05 - 10:30am
British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak and Yukon Environment Minister Pauline Frost have signed an agreement pledging to co-operatively manage shared water in the Mackenzie River Basin, specifically the Liard River and its tributaries.

Seeking input for the B.C. boreal caribou recovery plan

Fri, 2017/03/31 - 3:57pm
The Province is looking for public comment on an updated B.C. boreal caribou implementation plan (BCIP) that was originally completed in 2011.

B.C. eliminates barriers to water-use for rural firefighters

Fri, 2017/03/31 - 2:20pm
The Province is making it simpler for rural fire departments to divert, use and store water for non-emergency firefighting activities.

Two new invasive mussel inspection sites near border

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 3:40pm
British Columbia is focusing on preventing invasive mussels from entering the province by opening two new invasive mussel inspections stations near the border at Yahk and Midway, and extending the hours of all inspection stations throughout the province.