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!

 

Guest Blog: Friends of Garibaldi Park

Posted on October 18, 2012
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Categories: Volunteers

The idea of forming a group to make a ‘Stewardship Commitment’ to Garibaldi Park was initiated in 2010 and under the leadership of Al Jenkins the Friends of Garibaldi Park (FOGP) was formed. As... Read More

Guest Blog – Kelley Cook, Dewdney Trail, Manning Park

Posted on October 9, 2012
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Categories: Volunteers

The Dewdney Trail in the Snass Creek Drainage Written by Kelley Cook Friends of Manning Park volunteers contacted Ed Atkinson, West Okanagan Area Supervisor for BC Parks last year to propose a plan... Read More

Guest Blog: North Shore Mountain Bike Association

Posted on August 28, 2012
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Categories: Volunteers

Entering the second half of the year, the North Shore Mountain Bike Association (NSMBA) Trail Adoption Plan has hit full stride.  Already this year, a tremendous amount of work has been completed... Read More

A Message from Assistant Deputy Minister Lori Halls

Posted on August 15, 2012
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Categories: BC Parks News

  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... Read More

Guest Blog: Rose Schroeder, Backcountry Horsemen of BC

Posted on July 31, 2012
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Categories: Volunteers

Headwaters Corral in EC Manning Provincial Park - Back Country Horsemen of BC Work bee, June 29 - July 2 2012 Written by Rose Schroeder on behalf of the Yarrow Chapter of BCHBC. Careful what you... Read More

 

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