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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring in the Skagit Valley

Posted on July 17, 2019

Categories: Conservation

Written by Rob Wilson For the past five years, BC Parks has been working with partners in the Skagit Valley to study wildlife utilizing an emerging tool: wildlife cameras. Back in 2013, I...

Five Reasons to Celebrate BC Parks!

Posted on July 15, 2019

Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event

Tags: Accessibility | BC Parks | Community Event | Family | Reconciliation |

Written by Abby Koning Parks Day is coming up, and we are really, really excited. Each year on the third Saturday in July (July 20th this year), parks across Canada take a day to recognize and...

BC Parks Volunteer Funding available for 2019/20

Posted on May 14, 2019

Categories: BC Parks News | Community Engagement

Each of BC Parks’ five regions have been allocated $20,000 to support conservation projects, and $20,000 to support recreation projects.  To access this funding for a specific park, please...

Mapping project on Haida Gwaii reveals rare ecosystems

Posted on March 12, 2019

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

Tags: Conservation

Looking at the landscape of Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii, Sharilynn Wardrop was left with more questions than answers. A hand-drawn map created in the 1980s revealed little about the...

Volunteer ecological reserve wardens keep protected areas safe and pristine

Posted on December 13, 2018

Categories: Conservation | Volunteer

Tags: BC Parks | Conservation |

Written by Jessica Bodnar Since the spring of 2017, I have been a volunteer ecological reserve (ER) warden for Chilliwack River. As an ER warden, we are the eyes and ears for BC Parks staff. Each...


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