BC Forest Safety Council Newsletter

Increasing awareness about wildlife/dangerous trees for field workers April 16, 2018

The BC Forest Safety Council’s program development manager, Gerard Messier RPF… presentation on the potential hazards posed by wildfire and beetle-kill stands.

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BC Parks Program

New Student Ranger Program launched in BC BC Local News April 5, 2018

VICTORIA – Young people throughout British Columbia will have an opportunity to acquire a diverse range of job skills while working in the province’s spectacular natural environment,

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MFLRNO confirmed but added tests are pending.

Moose starving thanks to herbicide spraying, campaigner says By Mark Nielsen The Prince George Citizen March 27, 2018 Category: Forestry Region: Canada, Canada West

The spraying of herbicide in forested areas is being blamed for the high rate of death by starvation for moose in the Prince George area.

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Province creates harsher penalties to curb wildfires

New penalties for irresponsible off-road use Squamish Chief March 22, 2018

Possible payment of firefighting costs, up to $1 million court fines and up to three years in jail — the province means business when it comes to off-road vehicle users who start wildfires. 

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Barkley Community Forest Benefits

Profits rain over community forest partners Ucluelet and Toquaht First Nation By Andrew Bailey The Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News March 21, 2018

The Toquaht Government Office looked like the scene of a lottery win last Thursday as the First Nation split a $1 million fortune with the District of Ucluelet. 

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