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)

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...

GO Grants turn parks into classrooms

Posted on September 24, 2018

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

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

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

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...


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