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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Vancouver Island marmots making a comeback in Strathcona Park

Posted on August 24, 2018
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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
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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

Join us for Parks Day 2018!

Posted on July 17, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Community Event | Featured

Tags: Community Event

Have you heard of Parks Day? This annual event is celebrated on the third Saturday of July in every province and territory across Canada. Thousands of people come together to participate in fun,... Read More

A Summer Road Trip to BC’s Sunshine Coast

Posted on July 5, 2018
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Categories: Featured

Guest post by Mary-Ann Bell / The Camping & RV Coalition  Camping season is upon us! Temperatures are heating up and the kids are almost out of school, which is a perfect combination for... Read More

 

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