- May 19 2015 - Thanks to one of our partner organizations, Wildsight, for this brief overview of grasslands and the ER Program! http://www.wildsight.ca/news/graceful-grasslands-focus-restoration-rocky-mountain-trench Read more »
- May 15 2015 - The Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program, in conjunction with the BC Wildfire Management Branch, conducted a low-intensity prescribed burn in the East Kootenay on April 19, 2015. The burn occured on St. Mary’s Pasture (North Cherry & South Cherry), which is located just east… 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.