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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

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...

Threatened Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog discovered in Gilnockie Provincial Park

Posted on November 30, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks | 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...

Visualizing 100 years of landscape change in Mount Robson Provincial Park

Posted on November 23, 2018

Categories: Conservation

Tags: Conservation

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...

Shoreline cleanup safety 101

Posted on November 13, 2018

Categories: Conservation | Responsible Recreation | Volunteer

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...


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