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BVRC celebrates 10 years conducting research in the valley

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February 28,...

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Cumulative effects conference adds up to successful dialogue

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November 16, 2012

The Bulkley Valley Research Centre hosted its biggest conference to date this week, setting the stage for an ongoing discussion on the cumulative effects of resource development on northwestern B.C.

The Adding It All Up: Balancing Benefits and Effects of...

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Cumulative effects conference hosts diverse, acclaimed slate of speakers

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November 1, 2012


Glavin, Greig to headline evening events

The lineup of speakers announced this week for Adding It All Up: Balancing Benefits and Effects of Resource Development promises diverse and inspired discussion at the Nov. 14-16 conference about cumulative effects.
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“Pine in the Park” raising awareness for endangered B.C. tree

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September 11, 2012

On Sept. 22, local researchers will host an afternoon of awareness and celebration for the endangered whitebark pine. This quirky tree, which is often stunted and windswept from growing at higher elevations, has been the victim of rapid decline in recent...

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Draft summer RAMP public comment period ends September 15

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August 29, 2012

The Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board (BVCRB) is preparing to wrap up its public comment period on the summer Recreational Access Management Plan (RAMP), the first community-driven process of its kind in the province.

The draft summer RAMP attempts to...

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Adding It All Up region’s first conference on cumulative effects

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August 18, 2012

This November, the Bulkley Valley Research Centre hosts the region’s first conference focusing on cumulative effects. The conference is being held Nov. 14 to 16, 2012 and is expected to draw upwards of 100 participants.

“Researchers, government and industry...

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Geomorphology report highlights pipeline concerns

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October 13, 2011

A report released this month by the Bulkley Valley Research Centre in Smithers outlines the landslide risks of locating a pipeline through unstable terrain in northern B.C.

According to Smithers-based geomorphologist Jim Schwab, author of Hillslope and...

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MapChat creator travelling from New Zealand to attend Smithers conference

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June 2, 2010

The creator of a Web-based mapping tool says the upcoming Planning for the Crown-Settlement Interface Lands conference, held June 16 to 18 in Smithers, is one of Canada’s first and that the topic will become increasingly important.

“In fact,” says Brent Hall...

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Interface conference coming to Smithers

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May 12, 2010

Culture, recreation and industry are only some of the activities that vie for space in local Crown lands. As our northern communities expand, proposed land use changes in rural private lands and potential development of adjacent government-owned land will...

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Work in salmon research garners awards from BVRC

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March 31, 2010


Something was a little fishy at the Bulkley Valley Research Centre’s recent annual general meeting.

Two awards presented by the BVRC at its March 22 AGM reflected the centre’s recent focus on salmon sustainability. With sockeye returns for the Skeena River...

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