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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Introducing the 2016 BC Parks Volunteer Award Winners!

Posted on August 18, 2017
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Categories: BC Parks News | Volunteers

Every year BC Parks selects recipients for annual achievement awards, recognizing people and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to our provincial parks and protected areas.... Read More

Historical Fintry Provincial Park

Posted on August 18, 2017
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Categories: BC Parks News | Outdoor Activities

Tags: Camping | Family | Recreation |

Blog and photos by: Iain Robert Reid History and accessible nature come together at Fintry Provincial Park in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. This is not just a wilderness park with... Read More

2017/18 Community Engagement Funding Available

Posted on August 14, 2017
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Categories: Community Event | Conservation | Volunteers

$240,000 is now available for BC Parks community engagement projects taking place in 2017/18. Each of BC Parks’ five regions have been allocated $20,000 to support conservation projects, and... Read More

Bats and Buildings in Okanagan Parks

Posted on August 8, 2017
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Categories: Conservation | Volunteers

By Sara Bunge and Sharilynn Wardrop Over the past five years, BC Parks staff in the Okanagan have been working with volunteers to monitor bat populations in three parks: Sun-Oka Beach,... Read More

Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest, is happening now!

Posted on August 3, 2017
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Categories: Outdoor Activities

Tags: Camping | Family | Recreation | Youth |

This past summer BC Parks, in partnership with Camping RV BC Coalition and Fresh Water Fishery Society, launched a fun, new park activity for kids and families called Jerry’s Search and Sketch,... Read More

 

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