The Cariboo-Chilcotin is home to a diverse and valuable range of agriculture. As climate changes, the effects of invasive species and pests in the Cariboo is expected to become more prevalent and have been identified as a key threat to the industry. Join us for a day to gain practical tools for identification, effective treatment and management strategies for priority pests and invasive species.
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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.
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.