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BECOME A STEWARD OF COASTAL DOUGLAS-FIR ECOSYSTEMS

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:41:38 GMT

VICTORIA – Did you know Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems, which span approximately 256,000 hectares of the province, are largely located on private land?



FLATHEAD MOUNTAIN NAMED IN HONOUR OF LEGENDARY SURVEYOR

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 15:30:00 GMT

VICTORIA – To commemorate the legacy of Gerald Smedley Andrews, British Columbia’s longest-serving surveyor general, the Province is naming a mountain in the Flathead region Mount Gerry Andrews.



CHOOSE YOUR OWN SPRING BREAK ADVENTURE WITH BC PARKS

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:00:19 GMT

VICTORIA – Whether you plan to stay close to home or roam around the province during spring break, incorporating a B.C. park into your plans is a great way to get some exercise, explore, and teach the kids about conservation.



MAY SEE SMOKE DURING SYRINGA PARK PRESCRIBED BURN

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:44:30 GMT

CASTLEGAR – If you spot a fire in Syringa Provincial Park this month, it’s likely due to a prescribed burn.



B.C. COMMITTED TO SHARING MINE REVENUE WITH FIRST NATIONS

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 22:08:20 GMT

Randy Hawes, the Minister of State for Mining, has reiterated the government’s commitment to sharing mineral tax revenue with First Nations, adding that Aboriginal communities have an important role to play in developing the province’s resources.



NO CHANGES TO SKEENA STEELHEAD REGULATIONS

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:11:46 GMT

SMITHERS – The Province has opted to maintain the current regulations in the Skeena River Steelhead Fishery for 2011-13 pending the outcome of a tourism and economic impacts study.



SOCIAL WORKERS – MAKING A DIFFERENCE, EVERY DAY

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:01:49 GMT

VICTORIA – Jagdeep Rakhara believes all children should have the same opportunities to participate in their neighbourhoods and communities.



COMMENTS INVITED ON BCTS OPERATING PLAN - KOOTENAY AREA

Thu, 03 Mar 2011 23:06:48 GMT

CASTLEGAR – The public is invited to review and comment on BC Timber Sales’ operating plan for logging and road building in the Arrow timber supply area and Tree Farm Licence 23 until April 26, 2011.



$2.1-MILLION FEBRUARY PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS SALE

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:25:06 GMT

VICTORIA – The February 2011 petroleum and natural gas sale resulted in $2.1 million in bonus bids, bringing the fiscal year total to over $811 million.



GROWING FORWARD DELIVERS $211K FOR AGRI-FOOD BUSINESSES

Tue, 22 Feb 2011 15:37:17 GMT

VICTORIA – Canada and B.C. targeted funding to support business development, food safety, and sustainability under the Growing Forward Agreement in the third quarter.