Get to know BC Parks through the stories and perspectives of our volunteers, partners, and staff. Learn about conservation projects and the challenges of climate change, be inspired by the tireless efforts of volunteers, discover tips on how to be a better park visitor, or learn what it takes to become a BC Parks ranger.

(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Top 3 Reasons to Become a Student Ranger

Posted on February 12, 2020

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Our People

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Student Rangers |

Picture this, you’re a new hire to the 2020 Student Ranger Program and are about to meet your crew for the first time. After introductions, you all load into the BC Parks truck and set out to the...

The Evolution of the Raven Lake Cabin

Posted on January 20, 2020

Categories: BC Parks News

Tags: Backcountry | Recreation |

Sugarbowl-Grizzly Den Provincial Park, a local Prince George treasure, was established in 1999 to protect the old growth cedar, hemlock, spruce forests and sweeping alpine meadows. With nearly 24,000...

How to Become a BC Parks Student Ranger

Posted on January 16, 2020
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Our People

Are you… a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or individual granted refugee status in Canada; between 18 and 30 years old; a fulltime student within the past six months; inspired to...

Researchers Investigate how Vegetation is Changing at Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park

Posted on November 14, 2019

Categories: Conservation

Tags: Conservation | Living Lab Program |

The 26 kilometre-square lava plain left by the Tseax Volcano in the Nass Valley is an impressive central feature of the Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park north of Terrace, B.C.  The volcanic eruption...

A Walk Through Time: Embracing Dane-zaa Culture

Posted on October 28, 2019

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Community Event | Indigenous Relations

Tags: Community Event | Reconciliation |

As I approached the Swan Lake Provincial Park day use area, my senses were awakened. Colourful tapestries were hanging from the trees, a fire smoldered in the central gathering place, rhythmic...


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