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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Bracing for More Change: Climate Risks and BC’s Parks and Protected Areas

Posted on August 3, 2021
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Categories: Conservation

The historic heatwave of late June/early July has brought the realities of climate change home to British Columbians. Sudden deaths, the loss of a community, wildfires, loss of flora and fauna, and...

Become a citizen scientist today!

Posted on May 21, 2021
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Categories: Education

Tags: Conservation | Education | Hiking | Recreation |

With the weather getting warmer, it’s time to get outside and explore the nature surrounding us. BC Parks’ iNaturalist (iNat) project has over 300,000 observations! In 2020, the project...

Assessing conservation in the Garibaldi Complex

Posted on April 12, 2021
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Categories: BC Parks News

Context While we continue to weather the COVID- 19 pandemic, it’s never been clearer that our parks are critical to carefully manage and protect as places that sustain us and provide important...

Okanagan Small Mammal Inventory Project

Posted on July 9, 2020
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Categories: BC Parks News

By Sabina Pereira Last summer I was employed with BC Parks and Thompson Rivers University working on the Okanagan Small Mammal Inventory Project. The goal of the project was to identify which...

BC Parks Volunteer Funding available for 2020/21

Posted on June 5, 2020
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Categories: BC Parks News | Community Engagement | Conservation | Volunteer

Each year, BC Parks invites volunteers and community partners to apply for project funding from the Park Enhancement Fund (PEF). This regional PEF funding is intended to support community...

 

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