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: […]

Notice to Duck Lake Users – Cross Dyke Temporarily Closed

 The Duck Lake cross dyke off Channel Road is temporarily CLOSED to vehicle traffic, Monday, January 27, 2020. Due to the recent snowfall and rain, the cross dyke is becoming extremely soft, muddy, and unsafe to drive on. To limit the negative impacts that vehicles will have to the dyke surface at this time, the […]

Wildlife Interpretation Centre Update

The removal of the interior components of the old Wildlife Interpretation Centre was completed in December 2019.  The deconstruction and removal of the building exterior and attached boardwalk and other structures has now begun.  Please NOTE:  There will be NO pedestrian access to that building area as the work proceeds.   Due to safety concerns we ask […]

CVWMA Closure over Christmas

CVWMA Administration Office will be closed Monday, December 23rd through Friday, December 27th, 2019. The office will reopen on Monday, December 30th for regular business hours. Phone messages will be responded to as soon as possible. Information and permits can be obtained online at our website www.crestonwildlife.caWe apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Job Posting – Wildlife Technician

JOB POSTING:   WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN  CVWMA is looking for a driven and passionate Wildlife Technician  to conduct wildlife monitoring and surveys for a variety of wildlife species.  This position will offer the successful candidate the chance to apply and grow his or her knowledge and skills directly in the field. Working closely with the Conservation Programs Assistant, […]