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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Student Rangers Spring Into Action

Posted on June 14, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News

Written by Pamela Roth With rakes, saws, loppers, shovels and a heavy Pulaski axe in hand, six student rangers head out onto a trail at Cultus Lake, ready to take on whatever lies... Read More

BC Parks and volunteers fighting the spread of invasive species

Posted on May 28, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News

Written by Pamela Roth Have you ever had a guest who wouldn’t leave? They start to take over your space and soon you find their stuff all over the place? That’s kind of what invasive species... Read More

2018/2019 Volunteer Funding Now Available

Posted on April 28, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News

$240,000 is now available for volunteer projects taking place in or related to BC Parks in 2018/19. Each of BC Parks’ five regions have been allocated $20,000 to support conservation... Read More

Vancouver Island’s Newest Campsite: Croteau Lake

Posted on April 16, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Camping Reservation | Featured

Tags: Camping | Hiking |

Are the first signs of spring getting you excited to plan your summer getaways? If you’re anything like us you’re already planning summer escapes: new hikes to tick off, peaks to summit, and... Read More

The amazing wonders of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park

Posted on October 12, 2017
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Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Hiking | Recreation | Wildlife |

Blog and photos by: Iain Robert Reid I came to Tweedsmuir in search of bears. I would have been happy just getting a glimpse of one. Seeing five different bears in my first twenty minutes at... Read More

 

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