Category Archives: Forestry

Wilderness and Remote First Aid course at Selkirk College

An instructor and date have now been confirmed for this course! Register early to avoid cancellation. A 20-hour basic level Wilderness and Remote first aid training, covering material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus strategies for providing extended care … Continue reading

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Cooler weather prevails…INFORMATION BULLETIN

  Sept. 18, 2017 Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development BC Wildfire Service   Southeast Fire Centre restrictions updated CASTLEGAR – Due to decreased fire activity, cooler weather and recent progress made by firefighting crews, regional … Continue reading

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Message to families…and other residents! in the LV:

Families please be extra cautous on the Meadow Creek Road when coming to school or walking as there are logging trucks on the road. We are working on oensuring that they follow the shcool zone rules but need to be … Continue reading

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Friends of Kootenay Lake Summit

We are so excited to announce that our 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit is coming to Wynndel, BC (near Creston). On November 4th, join us for a full free day of amazing presentations, inspiring workshops and free coffee, snacks and … Continue reading

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About portable fire pits…

From BC Wildfire Service: People have been asking lately: is it still okay to use a portable campfire pit when there’s a campfire ban in place? Under our current campfire bans, portable campfires are still okay *IF* they are CSA- … Continue reading

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LINKS to wildfire info. One stop shop.

  Below are links to various media sites that offer local wildfire updates, as well as resources you can use to check on the status of wildfires, transport routes, preparedness, etcccc…. in the area. The online (and from other sources) … Continue reading

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Cooper Creek Cedar update.

Porcupine Wood Products April 19, 2017 Cooper Creek Cedar is providing the following update of the company‚Äôs forest development in the Argenta area: Currently CCC has been developing a preliminary Total Chance Plan of the entire Argenta Forest Development Unit. … Continue reading

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