Letter Campaigns

Below are our most recent letter campaigns.

  • Campaign: Support increased funding for BC Parks
    27 August, 2016

    To ensure the B.C. Government is aware of the public’s support for increasing funding to BC Parks, we encourage people to send a letter to their local MLA and/or the Premier. We have drafted a sample letter which you can download and edit or you can use the petition letter below which will be sent directly ...

  • How To Help Fund BC Parks
    12 August, 2016

    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 look ...

  • Time to show what a lack of funding has done to our parks
    14 July, 2016

    Have you visited our provincial parks lately and noticed any of the following? – Broken, missing or vandalized signage – Missing or damaged trail markers – Trail braiding, exposed roots, broken or missing boardwalk slats – Bridges in need of repair or closed due to damage – Poorly maintained campground facilities – Ecological damage from lack of monitoring – Excessive litter or ...

  • BC Parks needs your help!
    5 February, 2016

    This Family Day weekend, show your love for BC’s provincial parks by sending a clear message to government to #FundBCParks. Whether it’s skiing at Manning, hiking in Garibaldi, canoeing on Bowron Lake or watching the salmon run at Goldstream, BC’s provincial parks have something for everyone. Towering rainforests, jagged mountain ranges, open plains and expansive beaches ...

  • Write your MLA to increase funding for BC Parks
    26 January, 2016

    In their Report on the Budget 2016 Consultations, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services has included a recommendation for the provincial government to increase funding for BC Parks in its 2016 Budget    This recommendation comes out of extensive public consultations conducted by the committee (see report – section under Environment).  The recommendation ...

  • Support for a National Park Reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen
    21 October, 2015

    The FMCBC supports development of a National Park Reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. The BC Government has resumed discussions regarding protection of areas in this region and has put together an Intentions Paper which outlines a framework for protecting lands in the South Okanagan by establishing a National Park Reserve. At FMCBC’s Southern Interior Regional Meeting ...

  • Send in your comments on BC Parks Draft Ski Resort Policy
    15 July, 2015

    We have concerns with BC Parks Draft Ski Resort Policy and think you should too because the draft policy could potentially be used as a template for commercial operations within Class A Parks in the future. We believe that further review of the following points is necessary to ensure that BC Parks responsibilities to protect ...

  • Concerns persist surrounding Garibaldi at Squamish resort proposal
    8 July, 2015

    For 15 years, the FMCBC has expressed concern over the Garibaldi at Squamish (GAS) ski resort project, maintaining that if accepted, Squamish could lose the very reasons people are attracted to the area. The proposed $3.5 million resort at Brohm Ridge includes hotels, resort condos, extensive ski runs, and a projected 1.9 million annual visits ...