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Grant helps welding program

Canadian Welding Association Foundation helps shop program at Clearwater Secondary

Protecting the working forest shields residents from wildfire

“Fuel is the only thing we can affect when it comes to fire. We can’t control weather or topography”

  • Feb 5, 2018

New committee to control invasive plants

Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Management Committee to manage invasive plants within TNRD

  • Feb 4, 2018
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The luxury home auction returns to the Okanagan
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Annual allowable cut does not need to change, according to report

Only a 24-month window available for salvage logging burned wood

B.C. provides additional salvage harvest guidance

About 700,000 hectares containing merchantable timber was burned during last year’s fire season

  • Feb 1, 2018

Help build a rural development strategy for B.C.

Share your comments and ideas on rural development until 4 p.m. (Pacific time), on Feb. 28

  • Jan 29, 2018

Logging: who decides what (and how) to cut?

The BC government is reviewing the “professional reliance” model

Town council talks tourism

Many in the Clearwater-Wells Gray area do not appreciate how unique and wonderful it is

Kids asked to help find Larry the Strawberry

By Times Staff Buy-Low Foods has a special promotion happening for youngsters…

  • Jan 16, 2018

BC Parks permit information to be posted online

The notification and engagement policy, coming into effect on Jan. 30, will better inform the public

  • Jan 2, 2018

Review of government’s forest practices monitoring released

Forest Practices Board VICTORIA - The Forest Practices Board has released a…

  • Dec 30, 2017

New rules will strengthen the protection of unique or valuable trees

The minister may now require that a licensee assess partitioned timber to better track the harvest

  • Dec 27, 2017

Brainstorming session looks at winter tourism

“The one common thread throughout these wonderful ideas is the clear need for collaboration”

Changes needed to B.C.’s forest practices legislation

FPB believes changes necessary to improve stewardship of B.C.’s forest and range resources

  • Dec 16, 2017

Public views sought for professional reliance in the natural resources

The people of B.C. are entitled to a voice in how natural resources are managed

  • Dec 1, 2017

Invasive plant projects successful in Thompson-Nicola

A $2.2-million pilot project began this spring and will continue into 2020

  • Nov 28, 2017

Manager to assess wildfire impact on businesses

TNRD to assess the impact on businesses of last summer’s wildfires

All drivers need to be truck aware

The majority of fatal car-truck crashes are caused by passenger vehicle drivers.

Appreciating Canada’s forests

Canadians need to change the mindset that this country’s forests are endless

  • Nov 23, 2017

Lumber trade mission returns from China

Largest ever forest industry trade mission from B.C. also visits Japan

  • Nov 17, 2017