- August 9 2014 - The area restrictions around the Whitetail-Brook fire have been expanded. Click to find out more: BC Wildfire Read more »
- August 7 2014 - Cranbrook: The Kootenay Livestock Association hosted Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on a field tour on Wednesday. The group toured sites in the Agricultural Land Reserve, included an ecosystem restoration treatment area near Cranbrook. Letnick was in town as part of his Summer Farm Tour.… 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.