Time to show what a lack of funding has done to our parks

Posted Posted in Advocacy, Blog, Campaign, Rec&Con, Trails&Access

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 […]

Sandy Allan Presentation

Posted Posted in Blog

The FMCBC is proud to host a presentation by prolific Scottish mountaineer and author Sandy Allan next week in Vancouver. In 2014, Sandy and his team set out to climb what was then regarded as “the last great climb” of the Himalaya—the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. The ascent took 18 […]

FMCBC 2016 AGM in Vancouver

Posted Posted in Board, Events

This year, our Annual General Meeting is being hosted by the BC Mountaineering Club in Vancouver over the May 27-29 weekend.  If you’re interested in attending please register by April 30th.   The BCMC has some great activities planned including: – Friday night Meet & Greet at Locarno Beach – Dinner on Saturday at Mahony & […]

Write your MLA to increase funding for BC Parks

Posted Posted in Advocacy, Blog, Campaign, Rec&Con

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 […]