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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Measuring Change in BC’s Parks

Posted on October 17, 2016
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: Conservation Project

In 2011, BC Parks launched its Long-term Ecological Monitoring, or LTEM, project. This project is designed to measure environmental change over a long period of time. Parks provide relatively... Read More

Get Your Bear-ings!

Posted on September 8, 2016
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: Wildlife

I’ve been a Ranger for two seasons now and can’t count the number of times I’ve given my “bear aware” talk to visitors on the trails. Wildlife education is one of the greatest tools we... Read More

Bear Viewing in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

Posted on September 8, 2016
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Categories: Conservation | Outdoor Activities

Tags: Conservation Project | Wildlife |

The changing seasons bring with them changing opportunities to experience wildlife and connect with nature in our parks. As the summer comes to a close, nature begins its autumnal preparations for... Read More

A Weekend with BC Park Rangers in the Skagit Valley

Posted on September 1, 2016
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Categories: Our People

Tags: Rangers

Situated between the areas of Chilliwack and Hope lie 20 protected areas that BC Park Rangers in the South Fraser area have the pleasure of looking after. Skagit Valley Provincial Park located nearly... Read More

Cleaning BC Parks Beaches, the Marine Trails Way

Posted on August 24, 2016
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Categories: Community Event | Volunteers

Tags: Shoreline Cleanup | Volunteer Group |

Guest Blog Post: BC Marine Trails Network Association  There are some really remote marine parks within the BC Parks system that are not visited regularly simply because they are hard to get to. ... Read More

 

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