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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

An A+ for BC Parks Student Rangers

Posted on October 21, 2019

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Our People

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program

After another successful season of trail building, ecological monitoring, and public outreach projects (to name a few), the 2019 BC Parks student rangers have hung up their hiking boots and stepped...

Mountain Goats – Alpine Sentinels of Climate Change

Posted on October 17, 2019

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: Conservation | Living Lab Program |

Tucked away in the nooks and crannies of British Columbia’s mountain ranges is a symbol of the alpine. White as the snow-capped peaks, the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is an iconic mountain...

“Giant Lego Blocks” used to Stabilize the Morden Colliery

Posted on October 9, 2019

Categories: BC Parks News

  After 16 years of hard work, a local not-for-profit society has succeeded in bringing together multiple levels of government, structural engineers, heritage consultants and volunteers...

Afloat with the Shuswap TrailRider Adaptive Adventure Society

Posted on September 24, 2019
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Categories: Community Engagement | Volunteer

Tags: Accessibility | Family | Recreation | Volunteers |

For many British Columbians, getting out into nature is as simple as strolling around a local park, driving a short distance out of town for a day hike, or planning a weekend of camping with friends....

Carrying Capacity and BC Parks

Posted on September 19, 2019

Categories: Responsible Recreation

Tags: Recreation | Wildlife |

Did you know that over 14 % of land in B.C. is a park or protected area? That’s a lot of space! Approximately 14 million hectares of land are protected areas within BC Parks’ network, and...


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