- March 31 2016 - The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program partners will conduct an ecosystem restoration burn in the Lakit Ridge area on April 1, 2016, weather permitting. Lakit Ridge is about four kilometres northeast of Fort Steele. Smoke… Read more »
- March 21 2016 - The Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program and partner agencies and organizations would like to inform the public that activities planned in 2016 for Grassland Ecosystem Restoration and Community Protection Fuels Treatments are available by clicking on the file below. The document identifies project leads… Read more »
The Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration Program (ER Program) is a long-term undertaking by a coalition of stakeholders working together to restore fire-maintained grassland and open forest ecosystems in the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Restoring grasslands and open forests enhances biodiversity, restores habitat for species at risk, improves grazing for cattle and wildlife, improves forest health and reduces the risk of severe wildfire.