Douglas Lake Cattle Company


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A long-standing dispute between Douglas Lake Cattle Company, BC's largest private landowner, and Nicola Valley Fish & Game Club, a small recreation club from Merritt, will be heard at the BC Court of Appeal on Monday and Tuesday.

The Outdoor Recreation Council of BC will be intervening.

The ruling can help confirm the fundamental right of outdoor recreationists and nature lovers to gain access to public lakes that are enclosed by private property in BC's backcountry.

Keep an eye out for a news release and the Zoom details for those who would like to attend the hearing at on Monday morning at 7 am.

For those interested in receiving updates on the court appeal directly to their inbox, you can sign up for our newsletter here:

The next newsletter goes out Monday morning and will include a link to a media release and the zoom details to tune into the appeal on Nov 23 & 24.


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Thanks for posting this, signed up for updates.
interesting to see on the ORCBC website about the Enloe Dam. I fished the Similkameen a tonne as a kid growing up and never figured there used to be any salmon in the there.
Really would be a great thing to get rid of another old useless dam