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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Researchers Investigate how Vegetation is Changing at Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park

Posted on November 14, 2019
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: conservation | lava beds | Living Lab Program |

The 26 kilometre-square lava plain left by the Tseax Volcano in the Nass Valley is an impressive central feature of the Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park north of Terrace, B.C.  The volcanic eruption...

A Walk Through Time: Embracing Dane-zaa Culture

Posted on October 28, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Community Engagement and Education | Community Event | Indigenous Relations

Tags: Community Event | reconciliation |

As I approached the Swan Lake Provincial Park day use area, my senses were awakened. Colourful tapestries were hanging from the trees, a fire smoldered in the central gathering place, rhythmic...

An A+ for BC Parks Student Rangers

Posted on October 21, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Our People

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | student rangers | Youth |

After another successful season of trail building, ecological monitoring, and public outreach projects (to name a few), the 2019 BC Parks student rangers have hung up their hiking boots and stepped...

Mountain Goats – Alpine Sentinels of Climate Change

Posted on October 17, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: conservation | Living Lab Program |

Tucked away in the nooks and crannies of British Columbia’s mountain ranges is a symbol of the alpine. White as the snow-capped peaks, the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is an iconic mountain...

“Giant Lego Blocks” used to Stabilize the Morden Colliery

Posted on October 9, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks News

  After 16 years of hard work, a local not-for-profit society has succeeded in bringing together multiple levels of government, structural engineers, heritage consultants and volunteers...

 

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