Recreation and Conservation

FMCBC staff and committees work with representatives from the provincial government, land and resource industries and commercial recreation to resolve conflicts with other users and stakeholders such as heli-skiing, snowmobile use, logging and mining. The FMCBC’s strong advocacy role also promotes the protection of key wilderness areas and the creation and maintenance of parks in BC.

The FMCBC participates in or provides input to several panels and planning tables such as Stewardship Panels, Land and Resource Management Plans, and provincial parks planning. The FMCBC is invited to participate in these processes by the government and other stakeholders as it is regarded as the legitimate body representing non-motorized backcountry recreational users in British Columbia.

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BC Parks Releases Day-Use Pass Plan for 2021

June 17th, 2021|0 Comments

BC Parks released plans for day-use passes in some parks again this year. Our first impression is that they listened to us in part since they removed the pilot project from Cypress and Seymour [...]

  • Gates at a provincial park with the new day passes (submitted by Jay MacArthur)

Day Use Pass Review by BC Parks

April 27th, 2021|0 Comments

Last summer BC Parks introduced a pilot-project to reduce the risk of COVID to park visitors and staff.  We wrote a blog post last summer that discussed the issues around the passes.  BC Parks [...]