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of Environment (formerly Water, Land and Air Protection) is
responsible for the management, protection and enhancement of British
Columbia's environment. This includes the protection, conservation
and management of fish, wildlife, water, land and air resources;
and, the protection and management of provincial parks, recreation
areas and ecological reserves.
It provides a full-range of functions including Water Management,
Pollution Prevention, Fish Wildlife and Habitat Management and Enforcement.
The Ministry staff provide a full range of land and resource management
expertise from fish biologists, groundwater hydrogeologists, watershed
planners, urban stream biologists, and geographic information system
technicians to contaminated site experts.
Ministry of Environment and BIEAP
The Ministry gets involved when provincial jurisdiction or provincial
participation is required. The Ministry's legislation includes the
Water Act, the Waste Management Act and the Wildlife