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Five things you need to know about day-use passes at BC provincial parks

Summer is finally here, and we know you’re itching to get out on the trails (but maybe not to see the recent influx of mosquitoes). You gather your friends and plan a trip to some of your favourite hiking or climbing spots, but soon realize you need a day-use pass – upon arrival to the park (how inconvenient!), or through talking to your friend who watched the news. Now what? We’ve all seen the effects. [...]

Read the latest FMCBC e-News

Highlights of the July 2020 edition include: The FMCBC reviews new day-use pass system at BC Parks Backpacking during the COVID-19 pandemic Five things you need to know about day passes at provincial parks FMCBC submits budget recommendations for BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC Nature is at the heart of Canada’s COVID-19 recovery Attend an outdoor safety and trip planning webinar Plus news and announcements concerning non-motorized outdoor recreation in BC. Read [...]

July 31st, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, FMCBC News|0 Comments

FMCBC submits budget recommendations for BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC

The FMCBC requested increased funding and staff for BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC (RSTBC) via a budget submission report to the Province of BC in June. The BC Government, through the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, sought views of British Columbians on their priorities for the next provincial 2021-2022 budget. View the full report here to learn more. Thank you to those club and community members who provided [...]

Backpacking during the Covid-19 pandemic

Update on the popular Berg Lake Trail in Mount Robson Provincial Park Submitted by Mike Nash - Caledonia Ramblers (Prince George) Mount Robson in the mist (Photo by Judy Lett, July 2020) For the interest of FMCBC members who are considering hiking into Mount Robson / Berg Lake during this summer’s Covid-19 pandemic, here’s what my wife, Judy and I discovered on our trip there last week: Since the inside of the Visitor [...]

Read the Spring/ Summer 2020 Cloudburst magazine

We're on Cloud 9 - with panoramic views! The Spring/ Summer 2020 issue of Cloudburst is in! Explore the latest issue at: (And as always, you can enjoy Cloudburst in PDF and Issuu formats). Feature stories and articles include: Crossing Garibaldi Lake Wearing Sneakers How To Safely Install Trail Markers Improved Summer Access at Singing Pass will be music to hikers' ears An Insider Look: The Tragic Climb of Denali Auditing and Funding BC [...]

June 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

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 MNP LLP, the consultant for the provincial [...]

June 19th, 2020|Categories: FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments
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