- November 30 2014 - The Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program has developed a unique video- and field-trip based educational curriculum to teach middle school students about what we do, how it works and why it’s needed. With funding support from both Columbia Basin Trust and the Grassland, Rangeland… Read more »
- October 24 2014 - Burn Crew: The Wildfire Management Branch, Southeast Fire Centre, conducted an ecosystem restoration prescribed burn on Thursday, September 25 in the Rocky Mountain Trench between Cranbrook and Kimberley. Strategic Fire Control crews also joined the burn, which will help rejuvenate 387 hectares of prime winter… Read more »
The Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program (ER Program) is a long-term undertaking by a coalition of stakeholders working together to restore fire-maintained grassland and open forest ecosystems in the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Restoring grasslands and open forests enhances biodiversity, restores habitat for species at risk, improves grazing for cattle and wildlife, improves forest health and reduces the risk of severe wildfire.