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)
Looking at the signs with the new Indigenous name for Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, Chief Oliver Arnouse of the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band cannot help but feel proud. It has been... Read More
Soichi Okano couldn’t believe what he was seeing when he went to the sockeye salmon run at the Adams River 24 years ago. Walking beside the turbulent water, the aspiring photographer from... Read More
Enjoying a sunny day on a sandy beach, paddleboarding on a pristine lake with friends, and exploring the mountains in B.C.’s provincial parks are something Debra McDonald never thought she’d... Read More
Looking back at her first summer spent working as a BC Parks student ranger, Emma McGrath has a list of projects that fill her with pride. On one occasion, McGrath and her crew hopped into a... Read More
Did you know the benefits of outdoor play for children are dramatic and long lasting? Studies have shown that access to nature improves brain activity, increases self-confidence and self-esteem,... Read More