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  • Students build tiny house to support environmental research

    A unique tiny house built by students in Okanagan College’s Sustainable Construction Management Technology (SCMT) program will soon provide a secure environment at the Vaseux Lake Bird Observatory for bird banding.
  • UBC Okanagan professor examines impact of reforestation on carbon and water

    KELOWNA - A four-year UBC study will look at current forest management practices to determine how harvesting, and natural disturbances — such as wildfires and pest infestations — are affecting the natural balance between carbon and water.
  • Kelowna's Ernie Day earns provincial woodlot award

    WEST KELOWNA - The Province is recognizing Ernie Day for innovation and excellence in woodlot management, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced.
  • Public input invited on Kamloops Timber Supply Area

    VICTORIA - Comments are being accepted until Nov. 24, 2015, on a discussion paper released today as part of a comprehensive timber supply review for the Kamloops Timber Supply Area.
  • UBC hosts international conference on forests and water

    KELOWNA - Scientists from around the world will be in Kelowna next week to talk about water quality and availability, forestry and aquatic ecology as UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts the International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment.
  • WolfPack men’s soccer solidifies backfield

    KAMLOOPS - Finding a left footed left back or midfield is a rare commodity in soccer. And to find one who is talented enough to play at the highest level of Canadian University soccer is even rarer.
  • Legislative changes support BC Timber Sales review recommendations

    VICTORIA - Amendments to forestry legislation introduced today will enhance the effectiveness of BC Timber Sales and allow the transfer of pulpwood agreements to increase fibre supply to pulp mills.
  • MP report for Okanagan-Coquihalla: Discussing free trade and why South Korea

    This week our Government announced that negotiations between Canada and South Korea on a free trade agreement have successfully concluded. As is often the case when trade deals are announced there are reactions from a variety of different groups, businesses, individuals, political interests and organizations that either oppose or support the agreement in question.
  • Premier honours public servants in B.C's Interior and North

    VICTORIA - The outstanding achievements of B.C.'s public service employees in the Interior and the North have been recognized with the Premier's Awards, Premier Christy Clark announced.
  • Premier honours public servants in B.C's Interior and North

    VICTORIA - The outstanding achievements of B.C.'s public service employees in the Interior and the North have been recognized with the Premier's Awards, Premier Christy Clark announced.

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