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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

An immersive learning experience at Porteau Cove Park

Posted on May 26, 2022
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program

By Jennifer Kardynal, BC Parks Community Liaison Officer (South Coast)  This year, one of the community engagement projects supported by the BC Parks License Plate Program was an immersive...

Atmospheric River Events – Impacts on Parks

Posted on May 20, 2022
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Categories: BC Parks News

In early March, we reflected on the many extreme weather events that B.C. and our parks system experienced throughout 2021, including the significant flooding impacts on Berg Lake Trail in Mt Robson...

A person smiling while laying out caterpillars in the grass.

Beautiful Butterflies in Helliwell Provincial Park

Posted on May 13, 2022
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation | Indigenous Relations

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Community Event | Conservation | Park Enhancement Fund |

In March 2022, BC Parks and the Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly Recovery Project released a record 5,400 Taylor’s Checkerspot butterfly larvae in Helliwell’s coastal bluff meadow over a...

A person, in the forest, with a computer downloading data.

Studying the Impacts of Climate Change on Local Plant Species

Posted on May 12, 2022
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation | Living Lab Program |

The BC Parks Living Lab Program has been supporting researchers to monitor climate change impacts on local plant phenology – the timing of seasonally reoccurring events such as bud break, leaf...

A person in the forest moving a cut piece of a fallen tree.

Application time for the Regional Park Enhancement Fund (PEF).

Posted on May 6, 2022
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Categories: BC Parks News | Our People

Tags: Park Enhancement Fund | Volunteers |

It’s application time for the Regional Park Enhancement Fund (PEF). This Regional PEF funding is intended to support community-led conservation and recreation projects in parks across the...

 

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