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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Wildsight Weighs In

2-495 Wallinger Avenue Kimberley BC V1A 1Z6 • 250.427.9325 • info@wildsight.ca • wildsight.ca Approval of Retallack’s present proposal for an all-season use adventure tenure in the South Purcell Mountains would have a significant impact on wildlife in the Purcell system and reduce the amount of suitable and secure core habitat […]

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No. Hel-No!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Community Says, “No. Hel-No” to Major Heli-Ski Operation Proposal in Delicate Purcell Mountain Range Crawford Bay, British Columbia – June 30, 2018 (Press Release by Citizens Information Ad-Hoc Group) The small, quiet communities along the East Shore of Kootenay Lake in South-eastern BC are asking the Ministry […]

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RDEK Opposes Proposed Retallack Recreation Tenure

Board concerned with impacts on wildlife from helicopter flights, increased backcountry traffic. TREVOR CRAWLEY Jul. 6, 2018 6:00 p.m.LOCAL NEWSNEWS Regional government voted to oppose a proposed 70,000 hectare adventure tourism recreation tenure east of Kimberley, as board directors cited concerns over increased helicopter traffic and the impacts to wildlife […]

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