- November 27 2013 - Ecosystem Restoration Volunteers Honoured Glynn Killins and Andy Pezderic pictured in 2004. Two long-time members of the East Kootenay Wildlife Association (EKWA) were honoured recently for their contribution to ecosystem restoration. Glynn Killins of Kimberley and Andy Pezderic of Golden represented the wildlife association on… Read more »
- October 7 2013 - Wildfire Management Branch and Strategic Fire Control burn crews were able to ignite a low-intensity prescribed burn just off of Cutts Road in the South Country on October 6. The conditions were right to treat this 400-hectare site that is important Lewis’ woodpecker habitat. Shown… 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.