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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Carrying Capacity and BC Parks

Posted on September 19, 2019
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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...

A First Time Campout to Remember 

Posted on September 13, 2019
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Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Tags: Accessibility | BC Parks | Camping | Community Event | Family |

Do you remember the first camping experience you ever had? The excitement and nervousness you felt falling asleep in a tent, wrapped up warm in your sleeping bag, with light from your lantern...

BC Parks Keeping Close Eye on Mountain Goats in Cathedral Park

Posted on September 4, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

Tags: Conservation

These days sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another, as in the “Greatest of All Time.” This is a story about actual goats. More than half of the world’s mountain goats...

Know Before You Go: The Toilet Edition

Posted on August 23, 2019
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Categories: Responsible Recreation

Exploring a park can be a unique experience for every visitor, but there’s one facility common to any outdoor trip: the outhouse. You may think you’re familiar with these amenities, but there’s...

Birds to Listen for in BC Parks

Posted on August 21, 2019
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Categories: Conservation | Responsible Recreation

Written by Abby Koning Aaaah the sounds of nature… there’s nothing quite like it, is there? Wind blowing through the trees, squirrels scurrying in the branches, and best of all, birds singing...

 

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