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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Divers for Cleaner Lakes and Oceans Shoreline Cleanup Event

Posted on June 24, 2016
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Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Tags: Volunteers

Story submitted by BC Parks Area Supervisor Rob Wilson It was an amazing day at Cultus Lake involving 7 volunteer divers and myself as the BC Parks representative. Divers were transported from the...

What you need to know about making a reservation at Garibaldi Provincial Park

Posted on June 21, 2016
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Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Backcountry | Camping | Hiking | Recreation |

Starting at 7:00am on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 reservations will be required for the most popular camping spots in Garibaldi Provincial Park from June 29 – September 30th. Elfin Lakes Shelter...

6 tips for adventuring at Raft Cove Provincial Park

Posted on June 16, 2016
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Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Backcountry | Hiking | Recreation |

There are lots of amazing places in the province that are suited to quick day-hikes or short weekend trips- and there are others that require some extra time. If you live anywhere south of Campbell...

Volunteer Group Guest Blog: Surfrider Foundation

Posted on June 9, 2016
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Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Tags: Volunteers

Written by: Kelsey Singbeil, Surfrider Vancouver Island Volunteer The boat lands with a thud on the sand. It’s time to start unloading. Four of us stay on the boat and start passing down dry...

British Columbia’s Marine Parks Make Boat-Camping Easy

Posted on June 7, 2016
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Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Backcountry | Camping | Recreation |

Blog post by: Michael McLaughlin from AHOY BC The first time I heard the expression “marine park” I pictured some shallow water area with lots of starfish.  A marine park was a chunk of...

 

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