Over 14% of British Columbia is provincial parks, making BC Parks the 3rd largest parks system in North America! BC Parks are defined by rugged coastlines, majestic snow-capped mountains, ancient old growth forests, alpine meadows complete with blooming wildflowers, and vast grasslands. When you visit a park and protected area you are swept up by the sounds of birds chirping around you, ocean waves crashing against rocks, or wind whistling through the grasslands.
 
The BC Parks blog is your space to learn about the conservation projects conducted to protect parks, volunteer activities to make parks more accessible and sustainable for years to come, a behind the scenes look at the hard work done by BC Parks rangers, and a great place to learn about new ways to experience and enjoy BC Parks.
 
BC Parks regularly shares blog posts from our BC Parks team and volunteer groups; please feel free to share the posts with your friends and family so we can spread the word of all the great work done in protecting BC’s parks and protected areas!
 
If you have a great experience or story to tell from a BC Park, send us an email and you could be featured as a Guest Blogger!

 

2017/18 Community Engagement Funding Available

Posted on August 14, 2017
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Categories: Community Event | Conservation | Volunteers

$240,000 is now available for BC Parks community engagement projects taking place in 2017/18. Each of BC Parks’ five regions have been allocated $20,000 to support conservation projects, and... Read More

Bats and Buildings in Okanagan Parks

Posted on August 8, 2017
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Categories: Conservation | Volunteers

By Sara Bunge and Sharilynn Wardrop Over the past five years, BC Parks staff in the Okanagan have been working with volunteers to monitor bat populations in three parks: Sun-Oka Beach,... Read More

Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest, is happening now!

Posted on August 3, 2017
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Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Camping | Family | Recreation | Youth |

This past summer BC Parks, in partnership with Camping RV BC Coalition and Fresh Water Fishery Society, launched a fun, new park activity for kids and families called Jerry’s Search and Sketch,... Read More

Thank you for engaging with us – the writ of election is issued on April 11, 2017

Posted on April 10, 2017
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Categories: BC Parks News

Thank you everyone for engaging with us on our BC Parks Blog. To ensure strict adherence with the BC Elections Act, as of April 10, 2017, our social media account will be used for items that... Read More

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

Posted on March 20, 2017
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Categories: Our People

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... Read More

 

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