British Columbians will have new clarity on how the Province is strengthening animal welfare, with the adoption of the National Farm Animal Care Council Codes of Practice. The codes are generally accepted management practices for owners of farm animals in B.C.
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Water-based recreation activities, like angling, boating, diving, and hunting, can spread aquatic invasive species to new locations. Plants, animals, and microscopic creatures can cling to clothing, equipment, and boats.
This winter, the BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative are hosting agriculture and wildfire risk reduction workshops aimed at agricultural producers from all sectors, wildfire response and emergency personnel, and local government representatives. Producers will gain vital knowledge to prepare themselves and their operations for wildfire.
New rules for agricultural waste management will better protect B.C.’s water and provide more clarity for the agricultural sector.
Effective February 28 2019, a new regulation for Agricultural Environmental Management will replace the outdated Agricultural Waste Control Regulation. It will enhance environmental protection measures, allow better compliance and enforcement activities, and make it easier for farmers to establish environmentally sound practices.