Okanagan Valley residents are invited to attend an open house in Osoyoos on March 11 or in Oliver on March 12 to discuss the impacts of off-road vehicles on sensitive ecosystems on Oliver Mountain and the Osoyoos West Bench. read more
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has been issued a pesticide use permit to aerial-spray 4,576 hectares in Surrey and 204 hectares in Delta, with a spray approved for use on organic farms, to eradicate a growing population of gypsy moth and minimize the risk they pose to forests, farms, orchards and trees. read more
Campers, set your alarm clocks to wake up from dreams of roasted hotdogs and riverside hikes, Discover Camping, the Province's camping reservation system, opens for business at 9 a.m. Sundary, March 15, 2015. read more
Premier Christy Clark and Deputy Premier Rich Coleman welcomed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's action to enhance the competitiveness of B.C.'s liquefied natural gas industry through a new tax relief.
With Haynes Point Provincial Park now an archaeological site, the Province and Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) have agreed that Haynes Point and Okanagan Falls provincial parks will be managed by the OIB. read more
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett provided an update on the actions that government is taking to implement the recommendations of the independent panel that investigated the Mount Polley tailings storage facility failure. read more
The government of British Columbia is protecting more old-growth forests and enhancing biodiversity by establishing another 567 old growth management areas, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today. read more
Nominations are in, votes have been counted and BC Parks has selected the top four volunteers for 2014, those who have contributed significantly to the province's parks and protected areas system. read more