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Top 10 Lakes in the 100 Mile House Area


October 3 2017

Green Lake This picturesque lake lives up to its name with beautiful blue-green water. It is located just east of 70 Mile House and features several public parks. It is a favorite for cabin goers and campers throughout the summer season. Lots of…

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Blog 6 – Cariboo Chilcoltin Wildfire Update


September 11 2017

This wildfire season has now been dubbed the worst in British Columbia’s history. The Cariboo region has been heavily hit and we are not out of the proverbial “woods” yet. The Elephant Hill fire which began in Ashcroft and burnt through to Loon…

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Managing for Migratory Bird Incidental Take and Pre Harvest Risk Assessment


August 25 2017

Throughout the summer one of the common tasks that we were given was to walk cutting permits that were scheduled for harvest to search for migratory bird nests in order to mitigate incidental take of potential bird nests during harvest. This involved thoroughly…

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GESTION DES PRISES ACCESSOIRES D’OISEAUX MIGRATEURS ET ÉVALUATION DU RISQUE PRÉRÉCOLTE


August 25 2017

Pendant l’été, l’une des tâches que nous avons eu à effectuer était de marcher dans les secteurs dont la coupe était prévue pour chercher des nids d’oiseaux migrateurs afin d’atténuer les prises accessoires potentielles de nids lors de la récolte. Il s’agissait de…

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Blog 4


August 17 2017

This summer has taken an unusual turn with all of the forest fires in British Columbia. 100 Mile House was evacuated for a couple of weeks, and after everyone had secured their belongings and families, West Fraser was challenged to find everyone somewhere…

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The Cariboo-Chilcoltin Wildfires


August 9 2017

It is a difficult feeling for anyone to receive the news that they are being evacuated from their home. Many feelings, thoughts, and memories cross a persons mind; will I see my house again? What do I take with me? Where will we…

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Blog 2 – History of 100 Mile House


July 5 2017

I decided that for my second blog I would provide a bit of background on my hometown 100 Mile House B.C. which I have now moved back to in order to pursue a forestry career. First of all, it is important to acknowledge…

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Hello from 100 Mile House!


June 16 2017

Hello, my name is Jeff White. I grew up in 100 Mile House B.C. and am working this summer back in my hometown with West Fraser as a Planning Summer Student. I have not taken a traditional path to picking a career in…

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