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Wildfires, Logging, and Climate Change Jeopardize Old Growth: UBCIC Advances Protect Our Elder Trees Declaration

July 28, 2021 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh/ Vancouver, B.C. – July 28, 2021) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is calling on the provincial government for immediate action and meaningful engagement with First Nations to protect old-growth forests that, having been pushed to the brink of extinction by years of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20217 Views

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Calling All Educators! CFN Wants to Broaden Our Network of Stewardship Trainers

July 28, 2021 The Coastal Stewardship Network, a program of CFN-GBI, is seeking skilled educators to help us continue creating rich learning experiences for Indigenous adult learners in land and marine stewardship. Our training covers a broad range of learning areas, including all types of environmental monitoring, archaeology, Indigenous laws and governance, compliance and enforcement, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20214 Views

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Well water fears fuel calls to halt proposed bottling plant near B.C. village – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Application for a plant near Clinton, B.C., is meeting opposition from First Nations, environmentalists Angie Kane knows how important well water is when you live in the heart of dry, rural B.C. For 17 years, she lived on a ranch outside Clinton, a semi-desert village about 120 kilometres northwest of Kamloops. Many […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20217 Views

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B.C. wildfires: quick statistics

July 26, 2021 VICTORIA – The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Sunday, July 25, 2021. For real-time updates on evacuation alerts and orders, visit: https://twitter.com/EmergencyInfoBC For the latest wildfire information, visit: www.bcwildfire.ca Fires: Wildfires currently burning in B.C.: 258 Since April 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20215 Views

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Genome British Columbia: Pan-Canadian team to lead national project to analyze and create standards for environmental DNA

July 23, 2021 Vancouver, BC — Natural resource management decisions made by Canadian communities, Indigenous peoples, industries and regulators need timely and relevant information regarding risk and impacts of human activities, especially in the context of climate change. Canada’s natural resources are globally recognized assets and our population values biodiversity, clean water and distinctive ecosystems. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202146 Views

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B.C. wildfires: quick statistics

July 23, 2021 The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Fires: Wildfires burning in B.C.: 272 Since April 1: 1,187 wildfires 360,835 hectares burnt Active fires by fire centre: Cariboo: 45 Coastal: eight Kamloops: 98 Northwest: four Prince George: […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202119 Views

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BCAFN Climate Action Webinar – Finding and Using Climate Data

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (PDT) REGISTER BCAFN is pleased to invite First Nations in BC to our next webinar Finding and Using Climate Data for Climate Action, a part of our 2021 Climate Action Webinar series. This webinar session will present available portals, platforms and tools that First Nations communities can […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202116 Views

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B.C. wildfires: quick statistics

July 22, 2021 VICTORIA – The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Fires: Wildfires currently burning in B.C.: 277 Since April 1, 2021: 1,168 wildfires 338,897 hectares burned Active fires by fire centre: Cariboo: 44 Coastal: eight Kamloops: 102 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202112 Views

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People under evacuation order due to wildfires in British Columbia asked to register with Canadian Red Cross

July 20, 2021 The Canadian Red Cross is encouraging people under evacuation order by a local authority or through a Band Council Resolution due to wildfires in British Columbia to register with Red Cross by calling 1- 800-863-6582, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST. People who have already registered with British […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202160 Views

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MNBC: Provincial State of Emergency – Wildfires

The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency due to the ongoing wildfire situation. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration based upon the recommendation from the BC Wildfire Service and Emergency Management BC. The declaration will be in effect starting July 21, 2021.The state of emergency is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202112 Views

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