Beautiful colours in the Nicola Valley: (from top) Russian olive tree, tamarisk tree, and double pink poppies.

Be cautious with campfires. The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to be more careful with fire use to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, which divert valuable firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires. Over the BC Day long weekend, fire wardens discovered and extinguished 32 abandoned campfires. If the ashes from a campfire are not cold to the touch, the campfire has not been fully extinguished…

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