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 […]

Highlights from the Forestry in BC’s Recreation Areas Conference

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Last month, a group of 28 people representing nearly as many recreation and tourism organizations met in West Kelowna for the Forestry in BC’s Recreation Areas Conference. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the impact that current forestry practices are having on various recreational users. FMCBC President Bob St. John, PTAB Representative Andrew Drouin, […]

Cloudburst Fall/Winter 2014

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Check it out.  Our latest issue of Cloudburst has got a fresh, new look.  Let us know what you think. You’ll find lots of great articles inside including: —An introduction to FMCBC’s new president, Bob St. John and a few of his ideas for his first term —A great article by Andrew Drouin about a […]

Opposing the Jumbo Glacier Resort

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The FMCBC submitted a letter today to Premier Christy Clark and several ministers urging the government to deny renewal of Jumbo Glacier Resort’s environmental assessment certificate and to dissolve the Jumbo Resort Municipality. Many of those who are opposed to the resort are concerned about wildlife conservation and legal issues surrounding the proposed resort.  The […]