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(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

Youth Employment Program and Student Ranger Program, Summer 2021

Posted on September 14, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

When Mackenzie Clark comes into work, she knows she’s going to learn something new and chances are she will be out in the field, in a provincial park. Mackenzie is one of 37 youth employed in the...

S’mores trail mix recipe (for humans)

Posted on September 7, 2021

Categories: Responsible Recreation

Feeding wildlife is a bad idea for a lot of reasons, but with food this good, you won’t want to share! Trail mix is an especially tasty treat for any outdoor adventure. It’s such a great snack...

Responsible Recreation: Fido can’t always be free

Posted on August 23, 2021

Categories: Responsible Recreation

 Why dog-leashing rules are important, for you and your pup. Dogs are part of our families and it’s completely normal to include them on a day hike or a family camping trip. However, it is...

Habitat Enhancement for Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterflies on Helliwell and Denman Island 

Posted on August 12, 2021

Categories: BC Parks News

  Boosting Butterfly Numbers in Helliwell    The number of Taylor’s checkerspot butterflies, a critically endangered species, in Helliwell Provincial Park, rose significantly last...

Bracing for More Change: Climate Risks and BC’s Parks and Protected Areas

Posted on August 3, 2021

Categories: Conservation

The historic heatwave of late June/early July has brought the realities of climate change home to British Columbians. Sudden deaths, the loss of a community, wildfires, loss of flora and fauna, and...


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