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 [...]

2022-12-19T11:34:55-08:00December 19th, 2022|Advocacy, Blog|0 Comments

Your support is greatly appreciated

A heartfelt thank you to all those who have contributed to the FMCBC on Giving Tuesday. Your donation - small or large - provides backcountry access for safe & responsible self-propelled recreation to current and future generations. To add your voice to the FMCBC mission, please visit today!  

2022-11-30T14:41:13-08:00November 30th, 2022|FMCBC News|0 Comments

FMCBC’s response to the Draft Trails Strategy

Matt Gunn (North Shore Hikers) and Brian Wood (BCMC) have summarized some of the concerns and benefits of the Draft Trails Strategy: In general, the draft wording is so broad that initially there does not seem to be much to object to. However “the Devil is in the details”; we should try to ensure that the final document reflects our interests. It is important that club members submit [...]

2020-05-02T04:00:11-07:00May 6th, 2015|FMCBC News, Trails and Access|0 Comments

Recreation Trails Strategy for BC

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts has produced a Draft Trails Strategy for British Columbia and is seeking feedback through open houses and written submissions. A copy of the draft can be found at the Recreation Sites and Trails BC webpage. Read the FMCBC's response to the Draft Trail Strategy by clicking here.

2020-05-03T23:27:11-07:00May 6th, 2015|Trails and Access|0 Comments

Management of Trails on Crown Land

Forest and Range Practices Act The Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) and its regulations govern the activities of forest and range licensees in BC. FRPA came into effect in 2004. Sections 56 to 58 of FRPA deal with recreation and are administered by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts (Recreation Sites and Trails BC Branch). Section 56 enables the minister or an authorized delegate to [...]

2020-05-02T04:01:32-07:00May 6th, 2015|Trails and Access|0 Comments
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