Introducing the 2016 BC Parks Volunteer Award Winners!

Every year BC Parks selects recipients for annual achievement awards, recognizing people and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to our provincial parks and protected areas. Volunteers were up for nomination in the following four categories:   Individual Volunteer Group Volunteer Legacy Community Partners   The following individuals and community partners have worked tirelessly, donating … Continued

Historical Fintry Provincial Park

Blog and photos by: Iain Robert Reid History and accessible nature come together at Fintry Provincial Park in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. This is not just a wilderness park with undisturbed nature. In fact, there is a long history of human use in this area by First Nations, Europeans settlers, and more recently … Continued

A Message from Assistant Deputy Minister Lori Halls

  In my professional and personal life, I’ve had many opportunities to be a volunteer and work with volunteers. Individuals’ commitment, strength and willingness to make a difference “because they can” are integral to any successful volunteer effort. As the Assistant Deputy Minister of BC Parks and Conservation Officer Service, I’ve had the opportunity to … Continued