Tetrahedron Provincial Park Planning Process – Public Comments Released

Edwards Cabin, 1987 (before Tetrahedron became a park!) As a friendly Christmas gesture, Chris Ludwig, president of the BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) and co-founder of Backcountry BC, presented the Fed with a copy of a 1,500+ page Freedom of Information document related to the Tetrahedron Provincial Park public process—such as it was. Fed members will recall that this has been a longstanding issue for one of [...]

2020-05-04T05:57:23-07:00January 17th, 2019|Advocacy|0 Comments

Tetrahedron Provincial Park Update

From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk (November 27, 2018): Chapman Lake at full height (photo: Paul Kubik) Tetrahedron Provincial Park’s future remains a serious question. It was hoped that the Local Government elections would change the Sunshine Coast Regional District’s political direction on degrading the provincial park. However, following the October 20th election, voting at the SCRD Board is once again obscure. A pro development slate [...]

2020-05-02T03:09:34-07:00November 29th, 2018|Advocacy|0 Comments

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 [...]

2020-05-04T05:58:13-07:00November 28th, 2018|Advocacy, FMCBC News|0 Comments

An update on the BC Parks process for Tetrahedron Provincial Park

From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk - May 28th, 2018: As folks are likely aware, there was another “Open House” style meeting at the Roberts Creek Community Hall on the 24th May to “learn about and provide input into options being considered regarding the designation of Tetrahedron Park to enable the province to consider the possible expansion of the community water supply infrastructure at Chapman Lake.” This meeting [...]

2020-05-02T03:14:28-07:00May 30th, 2018|Advocacy|0 Comments

The Tetrahedron Park Saga

From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk: Chapman Lake, highlighted in red Tetrahedron Provincial Park, just east of Sechelt, was established in 1995—in part to provide a pristine watershed for the Sunshine Coast.  Due to years of Sunshine Coast Regional District inaction, development on the lower Sunshine Coast has surpassed the ability of the SCRD to provide adequate water in summer. The RD has adopted the position [...]

2020-05-02T03:14:58-07:00April 26th, 2018|Advocacy|0 Comments
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