Blog2020-04-30T21:30:56-07:00

Latest news

BC Parks Foundation works with Tahltan and other parties to create BC’s newest Conservancy

A new 3500 hectare conservancy to protect the environment and wildlife in Tahltan territory has been created in an area of northwestern B.C. historically known as the Ice Mountain Lands, adjacent to Mount Edziza Provincial Park. The BC Parks Foundation worked in partnership with Tahltan Central Government, the Province of BC, Skeena Resources Limited, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada to create the Edziza Conservancy. "Mount Edziza and the surrounding area has always been sacred [...]

April 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Recreation and Conservation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Joffre Lakes Park Visitor Strategy – Public Review

Introduction BC Parks is asking for public input on a strategy to control the number of hikers that can hike the popular trail in the summer.  The Federation is concerned since this is the first proposed implementation of a day-use reservation system after the the pilot-project last summer.  We think that BC Parks is proposing to allow too many people to hike this trail, but the strategy document is not clear what the [...]

FMCBC Report on Recent Court Decision: No Public Right to Cross Private Land to Access Recreational Assets

In the recent decision, Douglas Lake Cattle Company v Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club (2021 BCCA 99), the BC Court of Appeal determined that the Douglas Lake Ranch could block the public from crossing its property to fish in the Crown owned Minnie and Stoney Lakes. The outcome is very disappointing not only for the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club, but for all who had hoped this case would provide a stepping stone [...]

[Update: hired!] Administration & Communications Manager

The Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC (FMCBC) is a province-wide federation of over 50 outdoor clubs with a membership of over 5,500 people. We promote self-propelled activities, such as hiking, mountaineering, trail running, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing through leadership, advocacy, and education. The FMCBC and member clubs engage with outdoor recreation organizations, government agencies, and others to promote, protect and maintain access for quality non-motorized recreation in BC’s mountains, forests, and wilderness. We are [...]

March 15th, 2021|Categories: FMCBC News|0 Comments
Load More Posts
Go to Top