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 [...]

Campaign: Support increased funding for BC Parks

Sample letter (PDF) To ensure the B.C. Government is aware of the public's support for increasing funding to BC Parks, we encourage people to send a letter to their local MLA and/or the Premier. We have drafted a sample letter which you can download and edit or you can use the petition letter below which will be sent directly to the Premier.  Click here for some [...]

2020-05-02T03:31:54-07:00August 27th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

How To Help Fund BC Parks

As regular users of BC’s provincial parks, you’ve probably noticed things aren’t looking the way they used to. Broken signage, damaged boardwalks, ecological damage, neglected facilities—it’s clear the BC government has been spending their dollars elsewhere. Our parks have been in dire need of funding for over a decade, and it shows. Just take a look at some of the #fundbcparks photos our members have sent us: [...]

2020-05-02T03:32:40-07:00August 12th, 2016|Advocacy, Blog|0 Comments

Time to show what a lack of funding has done to our parks

CDMC members don't want to see snowmobiles in Strathcona! But that takes enforcement which takes dollars! Have you visited our provincial parks lately and noticed any of the following? - Broken, missing or vandalized signage - Missing or damaged trail markers - Trail braiding, exposed roots, broken or missing boardwalk slats - Bridges in need of repair or closed due to damage - Poorly maintained campground [...]

2020-05-02T03:33:00-07:00July 14th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

BC Parks needs your help!

This Family Day weekend, show your love for BC’s provincial parks by sending a clear message to government to #FundBCParks. Whether it’s skiing at Manning, hiking in Garibaldi, canoeing on Bowron Lake or watching the salmon run at Goldstream, BC’s provincial parks have something for everyone. Towering rainforests, jagged mountain ranges, open plains and expansive beaches are just some of the places that have been protected under BC’s [...]

2020-05-02T03:36:00-07:00February 5th, 2016|Advocacy|1 Comment
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