District of Sicamous
Shuswap Watershed Agricultural Land Use Inventory 2015
Columbia Shuswap Regional District, Salmon Arm, Sicamous
One of the most important requirements for the long-term viability of agriculture is the availability of water. The Ministry of Agriculture, Columbia Shuswap Regional District and the Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC are working together to collect information on the land use status of farming areas to develop an agricultural water demand model.
The BC Wildfire Service is urging industry partners and all persons to please be extremely cautious and diligent while carrying out activities outdoors. The weather for the Kamloops Fire Centre is forecasted to remain hot and dry for the next 8 - 10 days, which further intensifies the potential of a wildfire breaking out.
Shuswap Emergency Program is hosting an evacuation scenario at the Silver Creek Community Hall involving mock evacuees who had to leave the house with pets. The program is seeking citizen volunteers who would be willing to bring a pet or two and give up an hour or so of time to play the role of an evacuee.