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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

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...

Do Fish Mind Snotty Rivers?

Posted on March 6, 2020

Categories: Conservation | Education

Tags: BC Parks | Conservation | Living Lab Program |

Written by Niall Clancy  Imagine someone has sneezed over all the rocks in your local stream. If you’ve ever seen Didymosphenia geminata, it shouldn’t be too difficult to imagine what...

BC Parks Made me a Citizen Scientist!

Posted on February 19, 2020

Categories: Community Engagement | Conservation | Volunteer

Tags: Backcountry | Volunteers | Wildlife |

Written by Crystal Mason In 2019 my partner and I volunteered for the BC Parks Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring Program to install and monitor a trail camera in the Coquihalla area. The...


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