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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Bank swallow habitat being protected in Windermere Lake Park

Posted on September 27, 2022

Categories: BC Parks News

When a colony of bank swallows was discovered nesting in a sloped sandy bank in Windermere Lake Provincial Park two years ago, Amanda Weber-Roy was tingling with excitement.   The number of bank...

Bolstering Butterfly Habitat in the West Kootenay region of BC Parks 

Posted on September 20, 2022

Categories: BC Parks News

Lead Researcher: Brenda Beckwith (Plant Ecology)   Additional Research Team: Janice Arndt (Lepidoptera), Valerie Huff (Restoration Botany)   ‘Building Climate Resilient Butterfly...

A person with arms outstretched up surrounded by cow parsnip and a mountain behind.

Student rangers’ stories from the field, 2022 edition

Posted on September 15, 2022

Categories: BC Parks News

We had another incredible season with our 52 student rangers. We had a chance to catch up with a few of them at the end of their terms to learn about a few of the projects they accomplished.  The...

Over 75 community-led projects supported in BC Parks this year

Posted on September 13, 2022

Categories: BC Parks News

Across the province, $180,000 has recently been allocated from the Park Enhancement Fund (PEF) for community BC Parks projects to be completed by March 31, 2023. Over the years, BC Parks has...

Learn to Camp – a memorable first-time camping experience

Posted on September 7, 2022

Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event | Responsible Recreation

Do you remember the first camping experience you ever had? Snuggled warmly in your sleeping bag, falling asleep in a tent with your friends or family, or taking a dip in a warm lake before drying...


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