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Fort Nelson Community Forest Tenure Application Reaches a Milestone

June 11, 2018 FORT NELSON, BC – The Fort Nelson First Nation and the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, operating in partnership to secure a joint Community Forest Agreement (CFA) tenure, are pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone in the application process. On June 5th, acting BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20189 Views

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New protections in place to support wildlife species

June 04, 2018 CRANBROOK – The provincial government has issued an order to make sure nests, dens, salt licks and other important wildlife habitat features (WHF) are protected when forestry and range activities are carried out. The goal is to help specific wildlife species in the Kootenay Boundary region survive and thrive. “We know many […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 20187 Views

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, delivers Keynote Speech to the Canadian Bar Association’s Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit.

June 1, 2018 Thank you and good afternoon, everyone. I was struck by the theme you have chosen for this Summit: The Intersection of Energy and the Environment, because it speaks directly to the challenges — and opportunities — before us, as Canadians, as citizens of the world. We are in the midst of something that has […]

by pmnationtalk on June 4, 20187 Views

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BC Rural Dividend program announces fifth intake

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – Applications for funding in the fifth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program will be accepted June 1 to July 31, 2018. This is the only application window for 2018-19. “I encourage local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations to get their applications submitted as soon as possible,” said Doug […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20185 Views

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B.C. communities to benefit from more community forest opportunities

May 25, 2018 BURNS LAKE – The Government of British Columbia is making changes to give rural communities additional economic and land management opportunities, by allowing them to increase the size of their community forest. Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, made the announcement today at the BC Community […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201811 Views

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BC Government: Have your say on wildlife management, habitat conservation

May 22, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is starting a discussion on improving wildlife management and habitat conservation, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has announced. “The diversity of wildlife in British Columbia is one of our province’s greatest treasures,” said Donaldson. “Working with Indigenous peoples, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201810 Views

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Stellat’en Nation comes to new forestry agreement – CFNR

The Stellat’en First Nation and the BC government have moved closer to reconciliation thanks to a new forestry agreement. The 25 year agreement grants the nation a woodland license to sustainably harvest 32,500 cubic metres of timber for each of the first five years, and at mid-forecasting levels for the remainder. The license covers over […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201816 Views

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Province, Stellat’en First Nation partner in forestry agreement

May 9, 2018 FRASER LAKE – Members of the Stellat’en First Nation now have an enhanced voice in local forest stewardship and greater opportunity for economic development through a forestry agreement signed with the Province, moving British Columbia and the Stellat’en further down the path of reconciliation. “Through this agreement, the Stellat’en First Nation will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201812 Views

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Province announces $134M to re-grow B.C.’s forests, support communities

April 06, 2018 PRINCE GEORGE – Communities and wildlife will benefit from $134 million being awarded by the Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. (FESBC) to 71 forest enhancement projects around the Province, Premier John Horgan announced today. “In the wake of the 2017 wildfires, our government has a responsibility to restore damaged forests and support […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 201831 Views

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BC Rural Dividend provides $1.76 million for projects in the Northwest and Nechako

Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1.76 million for 11 projects in northern B.C., Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced today. The projects include Aboriginal entrepreneurial development in the far north, tourism marketing in the Kitimat-Stikine and Bulkley-Nechako regional districts, a feasibility […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201840 Views

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