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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

BC Parks iNaturalist project

Posted on December 30, 2021
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Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Conservation | iNaturalist |

The BC Park’s iNaturalist project is wrapping up its third year and has grown considerably since its launch in May of 2019, thanks to the help of park visitors and iNaturalist crews. The...

Be AdventureSmart in BC Parks this winter!

Posted on December 10, 2021

Categories: Education | Responsible Recreation

Tags: AdventureSmart | winter safety |

Guest blog by BC AdventureSmart Did you know that BC Search and Rescue volunteers respond to 1,900 incidents each year? Did you know that over 30% of those incidents, in winter, are for user...

YEP and Student Ranger interviews, Part 3

Posted on November 16, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

Riley, Ben and Megan are three of 86 youth who were employed in the BC Parks Student Ranger and Youth Employment Programs across the province this year. The Student Ranger Program is now in its...

Orchard Grass Removal at Drumbeg Provincial Park

Posted on November 8, 2021
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Categories: Community Engagement | Community Event | Conservation

 by Mackenzie Clark (BC Parks Community Engagement Intern, summer 2021) At BC Parks, we are committed to serving British Columbians by protecting natural features and providing diverse...

Cryptic Tools for Cryptic Species: Using Innovative eDNA Sampling to Find the Secretive Sharp-tailed Snake

Posted on October 22, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News | Featured

By Laura Matthias and Carrina Maslovat Ecological reserves protect unique species or ecosystems, and do not allow intensive recreation, making them appropriate places for education and...


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