Restrictions on snowmobile use implemented in British Columbia to aid in caribou recovery

Snowmobile along a snowy trail. Mountain and trees in background.

The British Columbia government has implemented restrictions on snowmobile use in select areas of the South Peace region that contain crucial habitat, resulting in closure of approximately 454,000 ha of Crown land. 

Full text of this news release, along with links to the Winter Motorized Recreation Management Plan and a map showing areas affected by closures, can be accessed here:

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