How to Show Your Support for Rails to Trails on Vancouver Island

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Around the world, unused railways are being converted into multi-use recreational trails for hikers, bikers, walkers, horseback riders, and other non-motorized users. Much more than pathways, these trails connect communities, encourage active lifestyles, and act as world-class destinations for locals and tourists alike. There’s an initiative on Vancouver Island to do just that—to convert the […]

Cypress Provincial Park – FMCBC calls for improved visitor signage and information

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Cypress Provincial Park is a popular winter destination for snowshoers, hikers and backcountry skiers from Greater Vancouver. Park visitors wishing to access the winter trails and backcountry areas of Cypress Provincial Park are required to travel on a corridor through the controlled recreation area (CRA), which is operated by Cypress Mountain Resorts (Cypress Mountain) under a […]

FMCBC’s Response to the BC Parks’ Future Strategy

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In early November, BC Parks overhauled its online campsite reservation system with the intention of boosting accessibility and cracking down on scams. And then, less a month later, they unveiled the BC Parks’ Future Strategy, a series of measures aimed at improving the overall conservation, recreation, and sustainability within the BC Parks system. While the […]

How To Help Fund BC Parks

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As regular users of BC’s provincial parks, you’ve probably noticed things aren’t looking the way they used to. Broken signage, damaged boardwalks, ecological damage, neglected facilities—it’s clear the BC government has been spending their dollars elsewhere. Our parks have been in dire need of funding for over a decade, and it shows. Just take a […]