Sarah O'Leary

Forest fire aftermath from Rock Creek wildfire. Provided by Jesse Zeman.

‘Free-for-all’ access to burned Okanagan forests stopping post-wildfire regeneration: Advocates

Thompson-Okanagan forests closed for wildlife regeneration are at risk due to unregulated activity

Forest fire aftermath from Rock Creek wildfire. Provided by Jesse Zeman.
Photo of prescription medication (Pixabay image).

Flooding, wildfire emergency plans need to better consider seniors, disabled people: B.C. expert

Protecting elderly and disabled individuals during flood evacuations, expert preparedness tips

Photo of prescription medication (Pixabay image).
Group of members of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’, B.C. Children’s Hospital staff, and the McKenzies’ a patient family joining together in front of the hospital (June 14). Provided by B.C. Children’s Hospital.

VIDEO: B.C. firefighters donate $1M for child burn survivors

$1 million from the B.C. Professional Fire Fighter’s Association improves child burn care treatment

Group of members of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’, B.C. Children’s Hospital staff, and the McKenzies’ a patient family joining together in front of the hospital (June 14). Provided by B.C. Children’s Hospital.
Data collected via LEO satellites is being used for earth surface GHG surveillance by a B.C. firm. (pixabay photo)

B.C. space-tech exposing greenhouse gas emissions to better combat climate change

Vancouver’s Metaspectral gets $150,000 from the The Canadian Space Agency to analyze satellite data

Data collected via LEO satellites is being used for earth surface GHG surveillance by a B.C. firm. (pixabay photo)
Sample of illegal edibles packaging. (Photo provided by Indiva to Black Press Media)

Cannabis companies call on feds to increase edible THC limits to curb Canada’s illicit market

Indiva wants to increase edibles limit to 100 mg for public safety deterring illegal markets

Sample of illegal edibles packaging. (Photo provided by Indiva to Black Press Media)
Mule deer caught on camera by the Southern Interior Mule Deer Project.

Love wildlife? B.C. wildlife foundation looking for hikers to help with animal cameras

BCWF needs you to help them service wildlife cameras one day a year to track mule deer activity

Mule deer caught on camera by the Southern Interior Mule Deer Project.
Farmers market berries. Photo retrieved from pixabay.com.

Disease prevention starts in the grocery store grabbing nutritional items

Disease prevention starts in the grocery store, says Sandra Gentleman, registered dietitian.

Farmers market berries. Photo retrieved from pixabay.com.
Photo depicting ocean warming and temperature change patterns. (Government of Canada)

Federal report shows the impact of warming oceans on B.C. coast

2021 Pacific Ocean report details climate change impacts and conservation goals

Photo depicting ocean warming and temperature change patterns. (Government of Canada)
FILE – Walk for ALS. (Black Press Media file photo)

ALS Awareness Month: Society campaigns to make Canada No. 1 for clinical trials

First the Bucket Challenge, now raising a hand to support Canadian clinical trials for ALS

FILE – Walk for ALS. (Black Press Media file photo)