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The B.C. government is providing clarity to businesses and individuals considering planting trees for things like carbon sequestration on land in the Agricultural Land Reserve. more »

Jul 14, 2016 8:28 AM News

The Province of BC is joining forces with neighbouring jurisdictions in the fight against invasive species, including zebra and quagga mussels. more »

Jun 9, 2016 2:03 PM News

Robin Hood from Likely, B.C. may not have been from Nottingham but his legend for those involved in the province’s community forests is as big as the heart he had for the communities in which he worked. more »

May 31, 2016 9:24 AM News

The B.C. government is awarding a grant of $52,000 to the Fraser Basin Council Society to support ecosystem restoration projects, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today. more »

May 26, 2016 3:05 PM News

Residents of Vanderhoof are positioned to benefit from added economic stability, employment opportunities and increased local forest stewardship through the creation of the Vanderhoof Community Forest. more »

May 16, 2016 2:09 PM News

The Province is providing a $1-million lift to the Forestry Service Providers Compensation Fund to protect eligible forestry contractors and service providers in the event of licensee insolvency. more »

May 11, 2016 11:49 AM News

Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut (AAC) for the Kamloops Timber Supply Area (TSA) will be 2.3 million cubic metres and decrease to 2.1 million cubic metres, effective May 5, 2021, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. more »

May 10, 2016 12:00 AM News

The B.C. government has established 6,482 old growth management areas (OGMAs) under the Oil and Gas Activities Act, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has announced. more »

May 2, 2016 8:28 AM News

BC Wildfire Service crews have successfully contained or extinguished all recent wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre. The wildfire near Nazko and the wildfire near the Bonaparte River recreation site are both now 100% contained. more »

Apr 14, 2016 2:00 PM News

The wildfire burning roughly five kilometres northwest of Nazko, B.C. is now 30 % contained thanks to the efforts of BC Wildfire Service crews and personnel. more »

Apr 11, 2016 11:00 AM News

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is undertaking a fuels management treatment project within the City of Powell River to reduce forest fuels near the Penticton Trails. more »

Mar 22, 2016 7:00 PM News

Legislative amendments introduced yesterday will increase fibre supply for forest product manufacturers and enable wildlife-related licensing and permitting activities to be moved online. more »

Mar 11, 2016 1:00 PM News