through Electoral AreaB Special Projects hasprovided some finan-cial support which hasbeen specifically allo-cated towards promo-tional and celebratoryitems. These eventswill be a great way for volunteers to come to-gether and celebratewhat we all do! Most of use are volunteers or have been a volunteer at some time or anoth-er.
I hope you find thesenewsletters informa-tive. My email distribu-tion list is growing allthe time so if you havesomething you wouldlike to promote that isof interest to residents,please let me know.Enjoy your April!
With April upon us springis in the air. We still haveplenty of snow and it willbe a while before the pas-ture dries up and we seegreen grass & less mud.We are busy at our farmas April is the month for “sugaring off “ (tapping thebirch trees for their sapand making syrup).There are lots of greatthings happening in Area Bover the next few weeks.On April 18th, a
is being held on April 18th at Bouchie LakeHall and again on April25th at Parkland Commu-nity Centre. With us allliving within an identifiedModerate to High WildfireProbability Zone, under-standing wildfire and howwe can protect our homesis incredibly important. Aswildfires are a natural com-ponent of the ecosystem inwhich we live, I believe it isonly a matter of time be-fore we are at risk of awildfire in our neighbour-hood. It would be wonder-ful to see a GREAT bigturn out for these meetingsso please plan to attend.There is additional infor-mation on these work-shops on page 3 of thisnewsletter.
across Canada and thecommunities of BouchieLake & Parkland havecome together to celebrateby planning several Volun-teer Appreciation Events.These events are open toeveryone… & we hope for lots of participation. TheCariboo Regional District,
NEWS FROM YOU TO ME… across Electoral Area B!
UPCOMING EVENTS &MEETINGS
Fire SmartWorkshop, Bouchie LakeHall, 6-8 pmApril 19th
AAC MeetingApril 25th
FireSmartWorkshop, Parkland Com-munity Centre, 6-8pmApril 21-27th
VolunteerAppreciation Events,Bouchie Lake / ParklandMay 1-3rd
North CentralLocal Government Associa-tion Conference, QuesnelServing the communities of Ahbau Creek, Baker Creek, Bouchie Lake, Cinema, (lower)Cottonwood, Dunkley, Hilborn, Milburn Lake, Moose Heights, Parkland, Quesnel-Hixon, Riverpark,Strathnaver, Ten Mile Lake and many areas in between!
Heloise-Dixon-Warren-CRD Director Area B
March 2013Volume 2, Issue 3
AREA B SUPPORTS QUESNEL 2013 SKYFEST
The 2013 Budget for the CRD wasapproved at the end of March. In-cluded in the budget was a$5000.00 contribution through the Area B Grants for Assistance Pro-gram to support the 2013 QuesnelSkyfest. Skyfest is being held Au-gust 3
4th and is hosting the RCAFSnowbirds. This contribution is of benefit to Area B’s resident in that itsupports a regional event and high-lights the importance of the Quesnel Airport in terms of the medi
vac, wildfire training, and tourism. Additionally,it has been requested that QuesnelSkyfest will host a public event in AreaB while the RCAF snowbird crew is inthe area. The location suggested hasbeen Kostas Cove on 10 Mile Lake.For additional information Skyfest2013, please check out