New Smiles at CVWMA

New Smiles at CVWMA! We’re very happy to introduce two additions to our CVWMA staff who came on board in early May. Blaire Smith has been hired as Wildlife Technician and Brody Kunze is our new Operations and Wildlife Technician.  Here’s a little background and a photo of each of them so that when you meet […]

COVID-19 Advisory Notice

The CVWMA COVID-19 Advisory Notice issued on April 17th is rescinded effective Friday, June 19th, 2020.  PLEASE continue to follow all current Covid-19 federal/provincial government and health and safety protocols and recommendations.

CVWMA Office is NOW OPEN to the public

Regular hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm (closed during lunch hour). Please understand that due to limited staffing it is occasionally necessary to close the office during regular business hours. Please consider calling ahead to verify the office will be open when you visit (250) 402-6900. We ask that […]

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 […]