- July 2 2015 - The Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society conducted a tour on June 24, 2015 with 30 natural resource managers, professionals and technical personnel from government agencies, the forest industry, First Nations, and NGOs from around the Columbia Basin. The purpose was to review the results… Read more »
- July 2 2015 - INFORMATION BULLETIN Illegal fires diverting critical resources CASTLEGAR - BC Wildfire Service firefighting personnel and structural protection crews have been busy dismantling illegal burn piles put in place in anticipation of Canada Day celebrations, and the RCMP have been consulted. These incidents divert critical resources… 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.