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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Biocleaning station installed at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

Posted on October 30, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

Tags: BC Parks

To protect bats against the spread of the deadly White Nose Syndrome (WNS), BC Parks has installed a biocleaning station at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. Believed to be the first of its...

New name for provincial park a welcome change

Posted on October 22, 2018

Categories: BC Parks News | Indigenous Relations

Tags: Conservation | Reconciliation |

Looking at the signs with the new Indigenous name for Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, Chief Oliver Arnouse of the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band cannot help but feel proud. It has been...

Salute to the Sockeye draws crowds from near and far

Posted on October 9, 2018

Categories: Community Event | Conservation

Tags: Conservation

Soichi Okano couldn’t believe what he was seeing when he went to the sockeye salmon run at the Adams River 24 years ago. Walking beside the turbulent water, the aspiring photographer from...

Adaptive recreation equipment changing lives in BC Parks

Posted on October 4, 2018

Categories: BC Parks Licence Plate Program | Community Engagement | Volunteer

Tags: Accessibility | BC Parks |

Enjoying a sunny day on a sandy beach, paddleboarding on a pristine lake with friends, and exploring the mountains in B.C.’s provincial parks are something Debra McDonald never thought she’d...

Student rangers end first summer on a high note

Posted on September 28, 2018

Categories: Our People

Looking back at her first summer spent working as a BC Parks student ranger, Emma McGrath has a list of projects that fill her with pride. On one occasion, McGrath and her crew hopped into a...


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