You’re invited: Provincial Trails Strategy Webinar

Member clubs! Sign up for a short webinar about the Provincial Trail Strategy Review happening on Wednesday, June 24, starting at 4:00pm. Get an update on the ongoing review of the Provincial Trails Strategy – what’s been heard and next steps. Register now. Guest speakers include: • Tennessee Trent from Recreation Sites and Trails BC (the Co-Chair of the Provincial Trails Advisory Body) • Kathleen Van Ekris from [...]

2020-06-19T03:23:17+00:00June 19th, 2020|FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

Resources for backcountry recreation groups during COVID-19

Are you an outdoor recreation or backcountry group that’s seeking resources to transition during different reopening phases of COVID-19? The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC has put together some tips, guides, and protocols that include best practices from outdoor member clubs and have been collaboratively built based on recommendations from health professionals and outdoor recreation organizations: Recommended actions to stay safe while restarting group hikes, backcountry [...]

2020-05-17T20:47:04+00:00May 17th, 2020|FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

COVID-19 Response and 2020 AGM Cancellation

Updated: March 23, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 FMCBC AGM has been postponed, possibly to late September. We’ll monitor the situation and reschedule when we have better knowledge. As a provincial organization, our staff and volunteers are located throughout the province. Most of our day-to-day operations are already carried out remotely; our staff members work from home; email is our main form of communication and [...]

2020-05-02T02:50:09+00:00March 23rd, 2020|FMCBC News|0 Comments

2019 Member Club Grant Awards

At our 2019 AGM in Chilliwack on June 22nd, we handed out our annual Member Club Grants, which are used to support projects initiated by our member clubs. Thanks to everyone who submitted applications—all of your projects were extremely worthwhile and we wish we could have supported them all! And thanks to the FMCBC’s Member Club Grant Committee for your hard work on putting these awards together. Congratulations [...]

An update on the Budget 2019 Consultation Report

From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk: As Fed members are aware, the FMCBC provided a submission again this year to the Select Committee responsible for making recommendations regarding the 2019 provincial budget.  Earlier in November, the recommendations were released in a report. Page 24 of the report stated (in part): BC Parks "A number of organizations recommended increased investment in BC Parks in recognition of the social, economic [...]

2020-05-04T05:58:13+00:00November 28th, 2018|Advocacy, FMCBC News|0 Comments
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