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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.

New tools from Province to fight invasive mussels

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 11:33am
As another busy boating season is about to get underway in the Vernon area, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to help keep B.C. invasive mussel free.

New tools from Province to fight invasive mussels

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 11:32am
As the Shuswap region gets ready to kick-off another busy boating season, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to help keep B.C.’s waters invasive mussel free.

New tools from Province to fight invasive mussels

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 11:31am
As boating season approaches in the South Okanagan, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to help keep the province invasive mussel free.

$3 million supports new tools to fight invasive mussels

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 11:30am
As boating season approaches, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to keep B.C. invasive mussel free by adding two new inspection stations, expanding inspection hours and the inspection operating season, more than doubling the number of inspectors, increasing public education, expanding scientific lake monitoring and providing Canada’s first multi-purpose mussel-sniffing dog.

New tools from Province to fight invasive mussels

Thu, 2017/03/30 - 11:30am
To help keep the Boundary – Similkameen region and the rest of the province invasive-mussel free, the B.C. government is stepping up action in its fight against this invasive species.

Introducing the board of the new BC Parks Foundation

Tue, 2017/03/28 - 12:15pm
An iconic wildlife painter, an internationally recognized leader in the renewable energy industry and a recipient of the Order of British Columbia known for her advocacy work with Aboriginal peoples are among the board members of the new BC Parks Foundation.

Lights out, power down for Earth Hour

Thu, 2017/03/23 - 2:15pm
Thousands of British Columbians will join people around the world in turning off lights and powering down electronics as part of Earth Hour 2017, this Saturday, March 25, between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Lights out, power down for Earth Hour

Thu, 2017/03/23 - 2:15pm
Thousands of British Columbians will join people around the world in turning off lights and powering down electronics as part of Earth Hour 2017, this Saturday, March 25, between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

350-plus new campsites throughout B.C. open for 2017 camping season

Thu, 2017/03/23 - 12:45pm
Visitors will soon have more camping opportunities throughout British Columbia with the completion of more than 350 new campsites in BC Parks and forestry recreation sites, in time for the upcoming camping season.

350-plus new campsites throughout B.C. open for 2017 camping season

Thu, 2017/03/23 - 12:45pm
Visitors will soon have more camping opportunities throughout British Columbia with the completion of more than 350 new campsites in BC Parks and forestry recreation sites, in time for the upcoming camping season.

350-plus new campsites throughout B.C. open for 2017 camping season

Thu, 2017/03/23 - 12:45pm
Visitors will soon have more camping opportunities throughout British Columbia with the completion of more than 350 new campsites in BC Parks and forestry recreation sites, in time for the upcoming camping season.