Monday, January 4, 2016
Widgeon (PDF); Pitt (PDF); Alouette (PDF); Stave Lake area (PDF)
Pitt to Harrison Lake (PDF); Harrison Lake to the Fraser River (PDF)
Historic Licensee operating areas ( Chilliwack Forestry District ) (PDF)
Lower Fraser Sustainable Resource Management Plan, SRMP (54 pages) 2013 (PDF)
Radio Channels being used up to 26 November 2015 (PDF)
Old Growth Managment in the Chilliwack Forestry District (PDF)
Squamish Foresty District
Squamish Operating tenures (PDF)
Old Growth Squamish Forestry District (PDF)
Squamish Forestry District Bridge Locations (PDF)
And a few images in a not so common format, from the Lands Office. Both are of the Upper Pitt River, and show some of the premptions. You will need to have one of the appropriate converters installed since they are both in MrSID format ( Download Screen ) PNWS02Tr07 and PNWS27Tr01
NOTE: If any of these links do not work, please email me, and I will host the documents elsewhere.
The links are all to the FTP sites of the Chilliwack and Squamish Forestry Districts
Thursday, March 26, 2015
At that time I recognized that the claim owners also had claims at Sheridan Hill.
And now it is time for Pitt Meadows residents to be heard, and hopefully all the neighbouring municipalities and cities can give some help.
The Province: Pitt Meadows gov’t, residents, First Nation cast stones at quarry proposal
Global News: Pitt Meadows residents plan protest of proposed quarry near Sheridan Hill
Pitt Meadows council, is even doing their bit by hosting a page on their site
Anyone wishing to provide their opinion on the project should write to write to the chief inspector of mines, c/o Mines and Mineral Resources Division Southwest Region, P.O. Box 9395, Stn. Prov. Govt., Victoria, B.C., V8W 9M9 or E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org An online petition is also available
And we should not forget that the Katzie peoples have lived here longer than anyone, and the hill is part of their rich cultural heritage of myths and legends; and they are very much in opposition to the proposal.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Three arson suspects turn themselves in, says Coquitlam RCMP
UPDATE: Coquitlam arson suspects turn themselves in
This was the cabin that was on the top of the bank, almost a landmark on the way to the Widgeon beach campground. This area was at one time a small community of homesteaders, loggers, and people wanting seclusion, very little left to remind people of the past in this area.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Media Release from Metro Vancouver
Warning (PDF). Nice to see these types of properties preserved in some way; so little of it remains.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Newspaper article: Burke, by the book
Burke and Widgeon a hiker's guide
pebblestone publishing 2013
ISBN 0981125808, 9780981125800
And a dedicated website for the book: BurkeandWidgeon
Buy the book information
Long overdue, I hope that this book is widely read and enjoyed.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
One man dead, another hospitalized after float plane crashes into Pitt Lake
Flight instructor was victim of Pitt Lake float-plane crash,
Student released from hospital after escaping from wreckage
Maps of the area
Maps that cover Burke-Pinecone Provincial Park, and surrounding areas. These maps are in 1: 50 000 scale, except for the geology maps.) These are all fast links to their Geoscan pages, from Natural Resources Canada, just click on “more”, which will open up a larger listing of options to the different map options, Geopdf are digitized pdf’s which allow you to customize the layers, and create your own maps. They all download in their own separate zip formatted folders, just open the folder and drag the map onto your desktop.
Vancouver North, Coquitlam, and Pitt Lake map Areas, British Columbia With Special Emphasis On the Evolution of the Plutonic Rocks; Roddick, J A. Geological Survey of Canada, Memoir 335, 1965, ; 276 pages.
( Three maps and three drawings are included in a zip file of the entire book. )
Port Coquitlam, BC , NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/7, (edition 7) 2009
Port Coquitlam, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/7, (edition 6) 2002
Geology Coquitlam, BC; Roddick, J A. Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 1153A , 1965
Pitt River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/10, (edition 4) 2009
Pitt River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/10, (edition 3) 2002
Geology Pitt Lake, Vancouver, East Half, BC; Roddick, J A; Armstrong, J E. Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 1151A , 1965
Mamquam Mountain, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/15, (edition 4) 2009
Mamquam Mountain, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/15, (edition 3) 2002
Stave River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/9, (edition 5) 2009
Stave River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/9, (edition 4) 2002
Glacier Lake, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/16, (edition 4) 2009
Glacier Lake, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/16, (edition 3) 2002
Squamish, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/11, (edition 4) 2009
Squamish, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/11, (edition 3) 2003
New Westminster, BC - Canada - United States of America, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/2, (edition 7) 2009
New Westminster, BC - United States, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/2, (edition 6) 2003
Pitt Lake legends videos
I personally do not believe in any of it, the Mitchell bomber site and the wreckage, should be left alone as a memorial to the crew who died there.
And a website devoted to putting to rest the myth of Slumach