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Get to know BC Parks through the stories and perspectives of our volunteers, partners, and staff. Learn about conservation projects and the challenges of climate change, be inspired by the tireless efforts of volunteers, discover tips on how to be a better park visitor, or learn what it takes to become a BC Parks Ranger.

(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Volunteer Ecological Reserve Wardens Keep Protected Areas Safe and Pristine

Posted on December 13, 2018
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Categories: Conservation | Our People | Volunteers

Tags: BC Parks | conservation | ecological reserves | volunteers |

Written by Jessica Bodnar Since the spring of 2017, I have been a volunteer ecological reserve (ER) warden for Chilliwack River. As an ER warden, we are the eyes and ears for BC Parks staff. Each... Read More

Threatened Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog Discovered in Gilnockie Provincial Park

Posted on November 30, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks | BC Parks plates | conservation | Wildlife |

Written by Ian Adams The helicopter nestles into the natural forest opening atop a ridge in British Columbia’s Gilnockie Provincial Park. As the rotors slow, biologists and BC Parks staff jump... Read More

Visualizing 100 Years of Landscape Change in Mount Robson Provincial Park

Posted on November 23, 2018
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: conservation | Conservation Project | Living Lab |

Written by Mary Sanseverino, Research Associate, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria For 20 years the Mountain Legacy Project (MLP), based at the University of Victoria in the... Read More

Shoreline Cleanup Safety 101

Posted on November 13, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: Shoreline Cleanup | volunteers |

Guest post by Ocean Wise Every year, thousands of Canadians volunteer their time to protect our aquatic ecosystems from litter, and in turn, it is important for us to protect the volunteers on the... Read More

On Patrol with a BC Parks Ranger

Posted on November 8, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation | Our People

Tags: Rangers

Written by Sarah Bulford I’ve been thinking about the colour of my BC Parks ranger uniform jacket lately. It’s nothing special, just a pale green colour. But every time I look down at my... Read More

 

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