The public is asked to refrain from entering Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

Due to COVID-19 pandemic and the associated risks to human health, the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority strongly advises that you refrain from entering onto the CVWMA until further notice. If, despite this advice, you choose to enter the CVWMA, please ensure that you comply strictly with all applicable physical and social distancing guidelines and […]

Fishing and Hunting on CVWMA during COVID-19 Pandemic

At all times, individuals are expected to follow the orders and guidance provided by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO). Specific guidance for angling and hunting activities, including but not limited to: ·      Only fish and hunt with members of your family or others you are living with. ·      Maintain physical distancing (2 metres or 6 feet) from other individuals […]

CVWMA Update on “Full Temporary Closure”

Dear CVWMA Users and Supporters,  The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area Authority (Board) recognizes that closing the CVWMA has significantly impacted our visitors and our community. With this update, we hope to address a number of the questions that have been raised by the temporary closure of the CVWMA on 5 April 2020.  The decision to *temporarily* close […]

PC Open Burning Regulations

Please note the following link regarding BC Open Burning regulations published April 7, 2020, by the Ministry of Forests,Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development HTTPS://NEWS.GOV.BC.CA/RELEASES/2020FLNR0019-000642

Online Issue of Access Permits

PLEASE NOTE that online issue of access permits for Fishing & Hunting is now suspended for the duration of closure of the CVWMA.  Permits that have already been purchased for the 2020-21 year ARE NOT VALID during the closure. If you have already purchased a permit please contact the CVWMA Administration office when the closure is lifted to […]

Temporary Area Closure

    Notice to Users Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) Temporary area closure effective at midnight on Sunday April 5th, 2020 The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority is taking proactive measures to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and, as such, is closing the CVWMA to the public until further notice.   We understand that nature […]

CVWMA Update and Reminder on COVID-19

The CVWMA’s number one priority is the health and safety of our staff, partners, volunteers, and visitors. We are following the advice of provincial health medical staff and experts and doing our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. The dikes and trails on CVWMA offer local opportunities for people to get outside. The dikes and trails […]

COVID-19 Notice

CVWMA Administration Office                    CLOSED        UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Due to COVID-19 our office will be closed to the public until further notice.  Employee and customer health is of primary importance to us. PLEASE call 250-402-6900 for information and/orleave us a message and we will get back to you assoon as we can. You can also visit our website at https://www.crestonwildlife.ca for […]

Motorized Vehicle Closure of South Dike At Duck Lake

Please note the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has approved the following Motorized Access Restrictions on the CVWMA at the south dike of Duck Lake. The regulation can be viewed in the 2018-2020 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis, MU 4-6, page 48. Please contact your regional office with any questions.Cranbrook: […]