Dating fort st john british columbia
Tragically, 12 soldiers lost their lives on Charlie Lake on May 14, 1942, when their pontoon transporting equipment sank. John experienced an economic boom in the 1950s and developed into the largest centre in British Columbia, north of Prince George.The loss of these soldiers' lives is commemorated today by a monument at Charlie Lake next to Rotary RV Park, 6km/3.7mi north of Fort St. Oil and gas companies zeroed in on the high petroleum potential in the Fort St.Some of the birds that visit the wetlands and woodlands of Charlie Lake include the Ovenbird, American Redstart, Northern Oriole, Rose-breasted Grosbeak and White-throated sparrow.The soopolalie, waxberry, flat-top spirea, saskatoons and squashberry provide cover for many of the birds and for some of the smaller wildlife like the squirrels.
Bundled up nice and warm with hot liquids in hand fisherman brave the weather and hike the surface of the frozen lake so to go ice fishing.
Also onsite is a children's playground, horseshoe pits and some pit toilets.