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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Cryptic Tools for Cryptic Species: Using Innovative eDNA Sampling to Find the Secretive Sharp-tailed Snake

Posted on October 22, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News | Featured

By Laura Matthias and Carrina Maslovat Ecological reserves protect unique species or ecosystems, and do not allow intensive recreation, making them appropriate places for education and...

Take Me Outside Day 2021

Posted on October 14, 2021

Categories: Community Engagement | Education

About  Get ready for Take Me Outside Day on October 20, 2021! Bring your positive attitude, remember that a rain jacket, and a warm pair of shoes. This event is...

Student ranger posing besides Jerry the Moose mascot at E.C. Manning Provincial Park

BC Parks Youth Employment Program and Student Rangers , Summer 2021, Part 2

Posted on October 14, 2021

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Community Engagement

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | BC Parks Rangers | Student Rangers |

Maleen, Olivia and Julie are three of 86 youth who were employed in the BC Parks Student Ranger and Youth Employment Programs across the province this year. The Student Ranger Program is now in...

While You Were Away  

Posted on October 7, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

Our parks play an important role in providing outdoor space and access to nature to the people of BC and visitors to our province. But what happens when we remove the people from those spaces and...

Surfrider Foundation/BC Parks 2021 Beach Cleanup

Posted on October 5, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

At BC Parks, we are committed to serving British Columbians by protecting natural features and providing diverse opportunities for outdoor recreation for current and future generations. BC Parks...


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