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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Living Lab Program supports climate change research in BC Parks

Posted on September 6, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

  After a month of trudging through the vast wilderness of South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park, Robin Naidoo is starting to enjoy the fruits of his labour. Sometimes travelling... Read More

Five things you didn’t know about BC Parks

Posted on August 28, 2018

Categories: Featured | Outdoor Activities

BC Parks is home to more than 1,000 provincial parks and protected areas that range in diversity, from rugged coastlines and snow-capped mountains to dense rainforests and vast grasslands. Over 21... Read More

Vancouver Island marmots making a comeback in Strathcona Park

Posted on August 24, 2018

Categories: Conservation

Tags: conservation | Wildlife |

During a recent routine check of a marmot colony near Castlecrag Mountain in Strathcona Provincial Park, a pair of researchers discovered a welcome surprise. Molly the marmot, an offspring from... Read More

BC Parks volunteer brings trails to new heights

Posted on August 3, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Volunteers

When Brian Moorhead retired from his job as an engineering technologist at the University of British Columbia in 2002, he spent the first year enjoying every minute of retirement. An avid... Read More

Bike trails a big hit in BC Parks

Posted on July 26, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Outdoor Activities

Six years ago, Kirby Villeneuve was invited to experience the excitement brewing at BC Parks’ first bike park at the Alice Lake Provincial Park campground. Located near the playground, the... Read More


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