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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Threatened Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog discovered in Gilnockie Provincial Park

Posted on November 30, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks | BC Parks plates | conservation | Wildlife |

Written by Ian Adams The helicopter nestles into the natural forest opening atop a ridge in British Columbia’s Gilnockie Provincial Park. As the rotors slow, biologists and BC Parks staff jump... Read More

Visualizing 100 years of landscape change in Mount Robson Provincial Park

Posted on November 23, 2018

Categories: Conservation

Tags: conservation | Conservation Project | Living Lab |

Written by Mary Sanseverino, Research Associate, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria For 20 years the Mountain Legacy Project (MLP), based at the University of Victoria in the... Read More

Shoreline cleanup safety 101

Posted on November 13, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: Shoreline Cleanup | volunteers |

Guest post by Ocean Wise Every year, thousands of Canadians volunteer their time to protect our aquatic ecosystems from litter, and in turn, it is important for us to protect the volunteers on the... Read More

On patrol with a BC Parks ranger

Posted on November 8, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation | Our People

Tags: Rangers

Written by Sarah Bulford I’ve been thinking about the colour of my BC Parks ranger uniform jacket lately. It’s nothing special, just a pale green colour. But every time I look down at my... Read More

When tents fail: A Cape Scott Provincial Park story

Posted on November 6, 2018

Categories: Featured | Our People | Outdoor Activities

Tags: Camping | cape scott | Hiking |

Cape Scott Provincial Park sits 563-kilometres from Victoria on the northwestern tip of Vancouver Island. I heard of it a few years ago when I was getting ready to hike the West Coast Trail. Cape... Read More


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