Image Credit: The Steelhead Society of BC

Kamloops Fly Fishers' Association pushing for immediate protection of at-risk species

By Jill Sperling
March 10, 2018 - 10:48am

KAMLOOPS — The Thompson River steelhead's numbers are depleting, and the Kamloops Fly Fishers' Association is taking action. 

President Leonard Piggin is urging federal Liberal cabinet ministers to immediately add Thompson River steelhead to the Endangered Species List. 

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Extreme snowpack readings increase B.C. spring flood concerns

By James Peters
March 8, 2018 - 1:45pm

VICTORIA — The BC River Forecast Centre says several areas of the province are at increased flood risk, thanks to snowpack accumulations that are well above normal.

As of March 1, snowpack across BC is at 119 per cent of normal, up from 108 per cent one month earlier.