Métis in BC play important role in management and conservation of migratory birds in BC Tag: Kamloops

The British Columbia Métis Assembly of Natural Resources (BCMANR) Captains of the Hunt and the MNBC Ministry of Natural Resources have partnered with Environment Canada and the Canadian Wildlife Service to hold migratory bird workshops throughout the province. Métis in BC can play an important role in the management and conservation of migratory birds in BC and these sessions are being used to help inform attendees how they can take part. 

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Did You Know? Métis Joseph McKay Tag: Kamloops

Métis Joseph McKay came to the pacific coast from the Red River in 1844. Among this exceptional man's accomplishments are: the first salmon fishery station, negotiation of the Douglas Treaties, the building of Nanaimo, the exploration of the interior of Vancouver Island, the founding of the Vancouver Island Steam sawmill company, the management of HBC operations at Fort Kamloops and Fort Simpson, the personal innoculation of 1300 Shuswap First Nation people against smallpox, the conception of the first BC pulp mill, and many other significant accomplishments.

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