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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Become a citizen scientist today!

Posted on May 21, 2021

Categories: Education

Tags: Conservation | Education | Hiking | Recreation |

With the weather getting warmer, it’s time to get outside and explore the nature surrounding us. BC Parks’ iNaturalist (iNat) project has over 300,000 observations! In 2020, the project...

Assessing conservation in the Garibaldi Complex

Posted on April 12, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

Context While we continue to weather the COVID- 19 pandemic, it’s never been clearer that our parks are critical to carefully manage and protect as places that sustain us and provide important...

Okanagan Small Mammal Inventory Project

Posted on July 9, 2020

Categories: BC Parks News

By Sabina Pereira Last summer I was employed with BC Parks and Thompson Rivers University working on the Okanagan Small Mammal Inventory Project. The goal of the project was to identify which...

BC Parks Volunteer Funding available for 2020/21

Posted on June 5, 2020

Categories: BC Parks News | Community Engagement | Conservation | Volunteer

Each year, BC Parks invites volunteers and community partners to apply for project funding from the Park Enhancement Fund (PEF). This regional PEF funding is intended to support community...

What Are We Protecting In Our Provincial Parks?

Posted on March 11, 2020

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

Tags: Conservation | licence plate program |

More than 14 million hectares of provincial parks and protected areas in B.C. have been established in large part to help protect the province’s stunning biodiversity. Of all the provinces and...


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