2017 Member Club Grant Awards

During our 2017 AGM in Penticton on May 27th, we handed out our annual Member Club Grants, which are used to support projects initiated by our member clubs. Congratulations to this year’s recipients:   Comox District Mountaineering Club Amount received: $717.18 The project: Annual trail maintenance The details: Working in conjunction with BC Parks, the CDMC plans to undertake brush cutting, hand clipping, trail repair and maintenance in [...]

How To Help Fund BC Parks

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 at some of the #fundbcparks photos our members have sent us: [...]

2020-05-02T03:32:40+00:00August 12th, 2016|Advocacy, Blog|0 Comments

Send in your comments on BC Parks Draft Ski Resort Policy

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 the natural environments and facilitate public access for non-commercial, non-motorized recreation within Class [...]

2015-08-02T18:49:57+00:00July 15th, 2015|Advocacy, Blog|0 Comments

Get to know Pinecone Burke Provincial Park

Image credit: Justin Brown Pinecone Burke Provincial Park’s pristine, remote-feeling wilderness belies its location just a short hour’s drive from Vancouver on Katzie First Nation traditional territory. Yet despite its proximity to the densely-populated Lower Mainland, it sees relatively few visitors, primarily due to access issues, limited facilities, and the generally low-profile it’s maintained throughout its 20 year existence. Last fall, the provincial government and Katzie [...]

2015-08-06T18:26:51+00:00May 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments
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