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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Port Hardy Oceans Day

Posted on June 21, 2013

Categories: Community Event | Our People

Jerry the Moose upstaged Raul the Killer whale but otherwise Port Hardy’s annual Oceans Day celebration at Rotary Park was devoted to all things aquatic. On Friday, June 7, BC Parks participated...

Funding Available for BC Parks Volunteers

Posted on April 15, 2013

Categories: Community Engagement

See news release here. $240,000 is available for BC Parks volunteer projects taking place in 2013/14. To access this funding for a specific park, please contact your local BC Parks staff or email...

Swan City Snowmobile Volunteer Day

Posted on March 18, 2013

Categories: Community Engagement

On February 16th, the Swan City Snowmobile Club hosted a volunteer appreciation lunch at the Public Use cabin at Kakwa Lake in Kakwa Provincial Park in celebration of Alberta's Family Day. BC...

BC Parks’ staff and volunteers complete trail-building project at Hakai

Posted on January 30, 2013

Categories: Community Engagement | Our People

Written by: Coast Mountain News For the past three years, BC Parks, in collaboration with the Hakai Beach Institute and the Hakai Luxvbalis Collaborative Management Board, has undertaken a facility...

Guest Post: Fat Dog 100 Trail Race

Posted on January 16, 2013

Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Written by Heather Macdonald, Mountain Madness Trail Running 120 miles is not only a daunting distance for the racers but it’s a major undertaking for the race committee to make sure the route is...


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