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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)

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...

BC Parks Restoration Helping Rare Butterfly Species

Posted on August 19, 2019
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

When Erica McClaren looks at the coastal landscape of Helliwell Provincial Park, she feels hopeful a rare species of butterfly will return to its former home. As a conservation specialist for...

Scientists Monitoring Impacts of Climate Change on Wetlands

Posted on August 12, 2019
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: Climate Change | Conservation | Living Lab Program |

In the heart of the Robson Valley, skirting the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, is a diverse range of habitat that’s captured the attention of scientists studying wetlands and climate...

 

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