BC Parks Senior Ranger: Do you have what it takes?

BC Parks will be hiring 28 permanent full-time senior rangers across the province. Will you be one of them? We are looking for the right candidates to perform some of the most demanding, but rewarding jobs, that the Natural Resource Sector has to offer. What would a typical week look like as senior ranger? As … Continued

A Weekend with BC Park Rangers in the Skagit Valley

Situated between the areas of Chilliwack and Hope lie 20 protected areas that BC Park Rangers in the South Fraser area have the pleasure of looking after. Skagit Valley Provincial Park located nearly 40km South East of Hope provides Rangers with a diverse scope of field work. Last week, Park Rangers had the opportunity to … Continued

How to Become a BC Parks Ranger

We understand becoming a BC Parks ranger is on many people’s career wish lists. Opportunities to become a seasonal 2017 BC Parks ranger have now been posted. For more details on specific job qualifications to become a BC Parks ranger please click the links below. As this is a open forum, we don’t advise putting … Continued

West Okanagan Volunteer Newsletter

Want to hear about some of the volunteer activities going on in BC Parks? Check out the West Okanagan Volunteer Newsletter (June 2015) to see some of our volunteer projects, accomplishments, upcoming events and more!

Trail Clearing in Mount Seymour Backcountry – Thank you to our Volunteers!

Story courtesy of Andrew Simpson, Senior Ranger & Simon Debisschop, Park Ranger Last summer the Vancouver Korean Hiking Club (VKHC), including approximately 30 club members, volunteered with BC Parks to complete a much needed trail maintenance project in the backcountry of Mount Seymour Park on the Elsay Lake Trail. This trail system includes some of the … Continued

Volunteer project report: Osprey trail, Bowron Lakes park

Story courtesy of Kevin Campbell, Senior Park Ranger With our peak summer season now behind us, I’d like to take the opportunity to pass along an update on what we accomplished on the Osprey Trail Volunteer Project. The Osprey Trail is located in our front country campground at Bowron Lakes provincial park and provides a … Continued

Guest Blog: EC Manning Park – Back Country Horsemen Opening Work Bee

Like everything we plan, it is always a good idea to keep your options open!  So it was with the 4th annual opening of the Headwaters Corral Equestrian Campsite in EC Manning Park.  The Campsite opens for the season the first weekend of July each year. Headwaters Corral was built in partnership with BC Parks, Manning … Continued

Port Hardy Oceans Day

Jerry the Moose upstaged Raul the Killer whale but otherwise Port Hardy’s annual Oceans Day celebration at Rotary Park was devoted to all things aquatic. On Friday, June 7, BC Parks participated in this event hosted by the Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce. This celebration lasted the whole day with interactive and educational activities focussed … Continued

BC Parks’ staff and volunteers complete trail-building project at Hakai

Written by: Coast Mountain News For the past three years, BC Parks, in collaboration with the Hakai Beach Institute and the Hakai Luxvbalis Collaborative Management Board, has undertaken a facility improvement project to upgrade the existing trail systems on Calvert Island. These trails are nestled within the magnificent Hakai Luxvbalis Conservancy, which is the province’s … Continued