It all happens in mid-September – golf, training, auction
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SEG September 2015 Enews Update

Three events in mid-September in Smithers promise a bit of everything:  On Thursday September 17 you can update your training with a jam-packed day organized by APEGBC and then  register for the annual Smithers Exploration Group golf tournament;  on Friday September 18 you can golf all day and then dine in style; on Saturday September 19 you can pick up a bargain at a special SEG auction.

SEG annual golf tournament Friday September 18

The Smithers Exploration Group's annual golf tournament is just around the corner.  Click here for the poster with all the information. Meanwhile here are the basics:

  • Date:  Friday September 18, 10 am, Smithers Golf and Country Club
  • Cost:  $75 golf and dinner;  $35 for dinner alone  (cash or cheque only)
  • Registration:  Thursday September 17, 7-10 pm Smithers Legion
  • Champagne Breakfast:  Friday September 18, 7:30 am Hy-Tech Drilling
  • Pre-register:  Judi L'Orsa

See you on the links.

Thursday September 17 Training day with APEGBC North

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists BC – Northern Branch has put together a triple-threat training day on Thursday September 17 open to everyone. You do not have to be a member of APEGBC or SEG. There will be presentations by APEG BC’s OQM Team and ‘Lyn Anglin (APEGBC Councilor), and an afternoon workshop with Alan Mallory, P.Eng.

  • 8:30 – 10:30 am – APEGBC OQM Presentation
  • 10:30 – 10:45 am – Coffee Break
  • 10:45 – 11:45 am – Presentation by ‘Lyn Anglin 
  • 11:45 – 12:45 pm – Presentation and slide show by Alan Mallory
  • 12:45 – 1:30 pm – Lunch
  • 1:30 – 4:30 pm – Workshop with Alan Mallory


  • $45 for APEGBC and SEG members who pre-register online at APEGBC
  • $55 for non-members and guests who pre-register online at APEGBC.
  • $30 for EIT/GIT’s.
  • $20 APEGBC Student Members
  • $60 for late registrations at the door.

Register Online or call 604-430-8035 or 1-888-430-8035and ask for Mara.

To help us predict our catering needs, please register by September 15, 2015

Due to space limitations, registrations will be limited to 50.

For details on the entire day and background on the presenters please check the information sheet.

Saturday September 19 12 Noon Auction Ganokwa Camp

Smithers Exploration Group is moving on to a new relationship with the NWCC School of Exploration and Mining. That means SEG  is selling the  equipment it has acquired in its partnership with the School.   Kerr’s Auction will conduct an auction on Saturday September 19 at the old Ganokwa training camp at km 19 on the Old Babine Lake Road, turn right after the Ganokwa Creek bridge.

There will be a ton of equipment, appliances and furniture….great for the cabin or a bush camp or a prospector.  We’re selling everything from wall tents to coffee urns, from core splitters to propane ranges.

Check the flyer for details and join us Saturday September 19 for great buys.

Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board seeks board members

The Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board (BVCRB) monitors existing land use plans and advises government and industry on public land-use decisions within the Bulkley Timber Supply Area. Its 12-member volunteer board represents the range of value perspectives within the community.

The Board is seeking nominations for four new members. Members are appointed for a three-year term and meet 10 times per year. SEG is helping to get the word out.

How to apply:

On-line:  Nomination forms, Terms of Reference and background information are available at the Board website, 

In person:  Nomination forms can be obtained at the Bulkley Valley Research Centre, 3883 Third Ave, Smithers, BC (Phone: 250-847-2827, e-mail:

Completed nomination forms can be dropped off at the Bulkley Valley Research Centre, OR submitted on-line via the Board website, OR mailed to:

Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board

PO Box 4022, Smithers BC  V0J 2N0

Nomination deadline:  September 9, 2015

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