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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

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

When Tents Fail: A Cape Scott Provincial Park Story

Posted on November 6, 2018
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Categories: Featured | Our People | Outdoor Activities

Tags: Camping | cape scott | Hiking |

Cape Scott Provincial Park sits 563-kilometres from Victoria on the northwestern tip of Vancouver Island. I heard of it a few years ago when I was getting ready to hike the West Coast Trail. Cape... Read More

BC Parks and the Projected Climates of the 21st Century

Posted on November 1, 2018
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: conservation | Living Lab |

B.C.’s impressive protected area system is comprised of protected areas that were established to protect representative ecosystems in the province, and specific habitat values characterized by the... Read More

Biocleaning Station Installed at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

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

Tags: bats | BC Parks | Conservation Project |

To protect bats against the spread of the deadly White Nose Syndrome (WNS), BC Parks has installed a biocleaning station at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. Believed to be the first of its... Read More

 

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