A new job creation program from the United Way and WorkBC that is being piloted in the Ashcroft/Cache Creek/Clinton area offers eligible homeowners an opportunity to have their property assessed for fire mitigation,
The 108 Greenbelt Commission has continued its work to reduce the risk of wildfire in the Walker Valley area of 108 Mile Ranch. This year’s work entails selectively thinning trees in two areas on the west side of the railway track through logging.
With a $3 million boost from Columbia Basin Trust, five large-scale projects will be significantly improving ecosystem health, bringing areas closer to their natural states and improving habitat for many species.
U.S. plush toilet paper use wiping out Canada’s forests, flushing away the future: report
The voracious use of toilet paper in the United States — with the average American using almost three rolls each week and major manufacturers spurning alternative fibres — is destroying Canada’s forests and causing widespread environmental damage,
North Cowichan council considered options for 2019 forestry operations within the Municipal Forest Reserve at a special meeting Friday, and endorsed completion of existing 2018 forestry contracts and harvesting of trees blown down from the December 2018 windstorm.
The northernmost municipality in B.C. was once home to companies that made eight million chopsticks daily, produced untold strand boards for housing and sawmills that chopped up the huge swaths of aspen and spruce forests that dominate the region.
Construction to start in a few weeks on Kalesnikoff’s $35 million project
Construction is set to begin in just a few weeks on Kalesnikoff Lumber’s new $35 million project. The company is expanding into mass timber manufacturing and they say the new venture will be North America’s most advanced,