News & Updates

Fishing Licence: Chinook Salmon Harvest Now Open to Community Members

All Splatsinac are permitted to harvest Chinook salmon on the Shuswap River through September 30, 2021. Those interested in participating are encouraged to pick up a Splatsin Fishing Licence from […]

Drought Level 5: Salmon River & Bessette Creek

As of August 18, Salmon River and Bessette Creek are being elevated to Drought Level 5, the most severe on the provincial drought level rating system. There are new curtailment […]

EOC Update 05: White Rock Lake Fire

Due to the White Rock Lake wildfire, the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has expanded their evacuation alert. On Monday, August 2, 2021, they expanded their alert boundaries in Area D […]

Secwepemctsín Language Beginner Classes

Facilitator: Cory SampsonDates: August 2021-August 2022 (TBD)Days: Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. OR Sunday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.Location: At the Little Arbor at Quilakwa Park until health restrictions […]

Title & Rights: Community Champion Working Group

Splatsin’s Title and Rights Department is looking for community champions to participate in an advisory working group. While there are no pre-requisites for members, we are hoping for people with […]

Breeding Season for Birds

An update from Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) Staff It is breeding season for the birds and the Migratory Bird Convention Act (1994) requires development proponents to prevent potential impacts […]

Invasive Species Field Tour and Workshop

A group of eight, including five Splatsin and Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) staff, participated in a field tour and workshop in June to view and consider invasive plant species […]

Drought & Fishery Conditions

Above-normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation for this period have created drought conditions in and around the South Thompson Region. Salmon River: Drought Level 4 (Conservation and local water restrictions. Regulatory […]

News Release: Splatsin Opposes Old-Growth Logging near Revelstoke

Blockade underway; Chief to conduct a ceremony at the site on Sunday to support the forests and the protestors Secwepemcúl̓ecw (Shuswap)  – Logging of remnant intact old-growth interior temperate rainforest […]

Fire Restrictions Effective June 30

Effective starting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, fireworks, and all open fires will be prohibited throughout British Columbia. See the latest restrictions here: http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/Bans.asp As the […]

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