With many parts of B.C. experiencing colder weather and more people lighting their fireplaces and wood stoves, residents are reminded that anyone who cuts, collects or uses firewood must ensure that it is collected legally.
Staff from the BC Wildfire Service and the Williams Lake Community Forest are planning to burn piles of woody debris west of Williams Lake to help reduce wildfire risks and enhance wildlife habitat in the area.
Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations have concluded their 2019 forestry trade mission to Asia.
Local and Indigenous governments and local forestry stakeholders will benefit from increased participation opportunities in the forest sector under the new sharing agreement, called apportionment, for the Quesnel Timber Supply Area.
To help address the increased need for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the maritime sector, the B.C. government is joining the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and FortisBC to establish the first ship-to-ship LNG marine refuelling — or bunkering — service on the west coast of North America.