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Get to know BC Parks through the stories and perspectives of our volunteers, partners, and staff. Learn about conservation projects and the challenges of climate change, be inspired by the tireless efforts of volunteers, discover tips on how to be a better park visitor, or learn what it takes to become a BC Parks ranger.

(cover photo: Boya Lake / Destination BC)

GO Grants turn parks into classrooms

Posted on September 24, 2018
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Categories: Community Engagement | Education

Tags: Children and Youth | Education | Partners |

Did you know the benefits of outdoor play for children are dramatic and long lasting? Studies have shown that access to nature improves brain activity, increases self-confidence and self-esteem,...

Great Canadian Shoreline cleanups in BC Parks

Posted on September 19, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Community Engagement | Conservation

Tags: Conservation

BC Parks is excited to be partnering once again with the Vancouver Aquarium as a conservation supporter of the WWF’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup! Since 1994, over 700,000 participants from...

Living Lab Program supports climate change research in BC Parks

Posted on September 6, 2018
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Categories: BC Parks News | Conservation

  After a month of trudging through the vast wilderness of South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park, Robin Naidoo is starting to enjoy the fruits of his labour. Sometimes travelling...

Five things you didn’t know about BC Parks

Posted on August 28, 2018
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Categories: Featured

BC Parks is home to more than 1,000 provincial parks and protected areas that range in diversity, from rugged coastlines and snow-capped mountains to dense rainforests and vast grasslands. Over 21...

Vancouver Island marmots making a comeback in Strathcona Park

Posted on August 24, 2018
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Categories: Conservation

Tags: Conservation | Wildlife |

During a recent routine check of a marmot colony near Castlecrag Mountain in Strathcona Provincial Park, a pair of researchers discovered a welcome surprise. Molly the marmot, an offspring from...

 

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