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Dave King, Caledonia Ramblers member and FMCBC Director, Citizen of the Year

Written by Mark Nielsen Dave King, a long-time member of the Caledonia Ramblers and a familiar face to the Federation of Mountain Clubs of British Columbia has been named a Citizen of the Year in his home community. The Prince George Community Foundation has bestowed the honour on Dave for his contributions to outdoor recreation in B.C.'s Central Interior - and they are many. If you are a member of the Ramblers, it is usually [...]

March 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, FMCBC News|Tags: |0 Comments

FMCBC Member Club Schedule

Hello all, Our yearly schedule is below: FMCBC Member Club Calendar 2023 March 31 – Deadline for submissions for Spring/Summer issue of Cloudburst March 31 – Trail Marker orders due April 1 – Member Club Grant application forms available April 30 – Member Club Grant applications are due April 30 – FMCBC membership and insurance renewals are due May/June – AGM takes place over a weekend late in May or in June. Location changes each [...]

January 20th, 2023|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Welcome to 2023 – from your friends at the FMCBC

Happy New Year to our outdoor recreation community! The FMCBC is ready to get to work and 2023 promises to be a year of outdoor adventures and backcountry policy success. We are working with other outdoor recreation organizations to help visualize the role of the newly created BC Parks, Recreation Sites and Trails Division under the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. This unification of our parks and trails management in BC will make [...]

January 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Holiday Greetings from FMCBC President, Liz Bicknell

As President, I’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah. However you are celebrating the holidays, I hope you have a peaceful, healthy and fun time with your family and friends. Thank you for the work you do in supporting non-motorized access to our incredible trails and also to the backcountry. I especially want to thank our wonderful board members and staff who give of their time tirelessly. Next year [...]

December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, FMCBC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Feedback requested – Recreation Strategy and Service Transformation in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

John Hawkings', former Executive Director of Recreation Sites and Trails BC, has stepped into a new role to develop a vision for how the public service (BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC) deals with outdoor recreation. ORCBC has invited members to provide initial feedback on some of the issues and opportunities that the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy should consider as they move forward.    FMCBC encourages you to consider [...]

December E-News from the FMCBC

Visit our e-news page and check out December 2022.  The FMCBC’s monthly e-newsletter features the latest news and issues concerning non-motorized recreation in BC and beyond. Have something you’d like us to share? We welcome submissions from our clubs as well as the general public. Please get in touch with us!

December 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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