Category Archives: Safety

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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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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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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4 new hotspots in the LV!!!

**Hotspots are now active the following 4 locations on Kootenay Lake and around the Lardeau Valley: Schroeder Creek Resort Davis Creek Provincial Park campsite (Lardeau) LVCC campground (Meadow Creek) Glacier Creek regional park (Duncan Lake)

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Community paramedicine coming to Kaslo and Area

Leanne and Emily are great!…and  have already been up in the Lardeau Valley visiting residents and hearing what would be most helpful, and sharing information on what they can provide to our area….they will be back soon for further visits. … Continue reading

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Go Wild!… coming to a wilderness near you..

For youth 14-18; two trips this summer in the Kootenays: For more info: http://wildsight.ca/blog/2017/02/26/gowild/

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