Natural Resources

The WLIB Natural Resources department office is located at:

315 Yorston Street, Williams Lake
Phone: (778) 417-0190


The Natural Resources department manages:

  • Natural Resource referrals
    Examples: water license referrals, placer mine referrals
  • Vegetation & Invasive Plant management
    Example: working with Invasive Species Council of BC on invasive plant projects
  • Wildlife management
    Example: participating in moose aerial surveys, amphibian surveys, and bird surveys
  • Fisheries management
    Example: participating in Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance & First Nations Fisheries Council of BC meetings
  • Forestry management
    Example: Helping to negotiate agreements with timber licensees, answering forestry referrals & woodlot referrals
  • Water management
    Example: writing proposals and completing creek restoration work and answering water related referrals
  • Liaising with Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resources staff, Department of Fisheries & Oceans staff and other government & third parties
    Example: Northern Shuswap & FNLRO Fish & Wildlife committee meeting
  • Cooperatively deals with WLIB Lands with the WLIB Land Code & law development
    Example: Help in developing WLIB laws
  • Cooperatively deals with archaeology with Sugar Cane Archaeology staff
    Example: Ensure archaeology addressed in Natural Resource & forestry referrals

WLIB Natural Resources department staff:

Borland Creek Logging, Sugar Cane Development Corporation and Sugar Cane Archaeology each will have their own websites soon.