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B.C. set to expand 7 parks across the province

B.C. set to expand 7 parks across the province

Government says it will consult with First Nations and conduct legal boundary mapping before adding the lands to the parks system.
Drone flying over wildfire near Castlegar grounds firefighting helicopter

Drone flying over wildfire near Castlegar grounds firefighting helicopter

Violators subject to $100,000 fine, could spend year in jail
Fisheries under pressure to reel in sport fishing to help save salmon

Fisheries under pressure to reel in sport fishing to help save salmon

Of the 28 chinook salmon populations found in southern B.C., close to half (13) are either endangered, threatened, or at risk, according to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).
Ancient Forest wildfire 'suspected to be human-caused'

Ancient Forest wildfire 'suspected to be human-caused'

Firefighting crews contain Chilako fire, Cutoff Creek blaze among several burning out of control in Prince George Fire Centre jurisdiction
Calder steps up as Rotary district governor

Calder steps up as Rotary district governor

'Service is the rent I pay to occupy my space on earth and I want to be a good tenant,' - 5040 district governor inspired by quote from Rotary International president Mehta

Tourists being asked to stay away from B.C. resort due to nearby wildfire

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A resort community in British Columbia is asking visitors to stay away to support any evacuation orders due to wildfires.
A billion tidal creatures likely baked to death in B.C. heat wave

A billion tidal creatures likely baked to death in B.C. heat wave

The hottest days coincided with extremely low tides, leaving marine creatures stranded in the heat for up to six hours.
E-bikes, wine and beer in Osoyoos

E-bikes, wine and beer in Osoyoos

Osoyoos may be a small Okanagan town at the Canada-US border with a permanent population of only 7,000, but that number balloons in the summer.

Evacuation alert issued for residents of Canim Lake in B.C.'s Cariboo region

VERNON, B.C. — An evacuation alert has been issued for another part of Canim Lake, B.C., so residents are ready to leave if a wildfire puts their lives or property at risk.
Rain helped douse blazes but wildfires continue to rage

Rain helped douse blazes but wildfires continue to rage

Prince George Fire Centre reports no new lightning-caused fires detected
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