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B.C. to reassert leadership on global stage at UN climate conference

Tue, 2017/11/07 - 9:30am
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman will be working with global leaders on ways to cut carbon pollution while growing a sustainable economy at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

New enclosures will protect vulnerable young caribou

Thu, 2017/11/02 - 8:30am
One of British Columbia’s most threatened wildlife species will get additional protection from predators this spring with the installation of a “maternal pen” on conservation lands owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

B.C. government to participate in National Energy Board hearing

Thu, 2017/11/02 - 7:30am
The provincial government will appear before the National Energy Board (NEB) on constitutional issues relating to Trans Mountain work at the Burnaby and Westridge marine terminals.

Working together to establish a national park reserve in South Okanagan

Fri, 2017/10/27 - 9:21am
With rolling hills and sweeping valleys, the South Okanagan offers a stunning landscape ranging from near-desert to rich forests of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir that support an incredible range of rare animals and plants.

Protecting B.C.’s bats during International Bat Week

Fri, 2017/10/27 - 9:15am
This Halloween, instead of being afraid of bats, everyone is encouraged to help protect British Columbia’s endangered bat population against white-nose syndrome (WNS).

FrontCounter BC launches online park use permit application

Wed, 2017/10/25 - 8:00am
To improve service, the application for new park use permits through BC Parks will be going online, making it easier to access.

New management plan to be developed for grizzly bears

Tue, 2017/10/24 - 10:30am
In response to an auditor general’s report on the management of grizzly bear populations over the past two decades, the B.C. government will develop a provincial grizzly bear management plan with clear objectives, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.

New team to help British Columbia meet climate goals, grow economy

Mon, 2017/10/23 - 11:30am
A new advisory council introduced today by Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister George Heyman will provide strategic advice to government on areas of focus for climate action that go hand in hand with economic growth.

New regulations in effect to improve spill response

Fri, 2017/10/13 - 7:30am
Transporters of liquid petroleum products in British Columbia now will need to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill.

Historic Nanaimo coal mine structures to be conserved

Fri, 2017/10/06 - 9:00am
The Government of British Columbia is providing $25,000 to conserve historic coal mine structures in Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park near Nanaimo.

Review of professional reliance model to ensure public interest is protected

Tue, 2017/10/03 - 11:00am
The British Columbia government is conducting a review of the Province’s professional reliance model to ensure the highest professional, technical and ethical standards are being applied to resource management in B.C.

Book your spot for two popular BC Parks adventures

Sat, 2017/09/23 - 8:30am
Visitors can start planning their trips to two popular BC Parks destinations, as reservations for the world-renowned Berg Lake trail and Bowron Lake canoe circuit open soon.

Minister’s statement on BC Rivers Day

Thu, 2017/09/21 - 10:30am
Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister George Heyman has issued the following statement today with respect to BC Rivers Day this coming Sunday:

Latest quarterly environmental enforcement summaries posted

Thu, 2017/09/14 - 10:00am
British Columbia’s Quarterly Environmental Enforcement Summaries for the second, third and fourth quarters of 2016 have been publicly posted, outlining the significant enforcement actions taken by the Province, along with associated fines.

Wells Gray Provincial Park backcountry re-opened

Tue, 2017/09/12 - 10:52am
Due to the current and forecasted conditions in Wells Gray Provincial Park, BC Parks and Recreation Sites and Trails BC today rescinded a closure.

Statement on Trans Mountain pipeline

Fri, 2017/09/01 - 3:00pm
Attorney General David Eby has released the following statement on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion:

Stay safe on the Labour Day long weekend

Thu, 2017/08/31 - 1:38pm
Summer is gradually coming to a close, but the wildfire risk in many parts of the province remains a very serious concern. British Columbians are urged to exercise caution and remain vigilant to help prevent human-caused wildfires.

B.C. government granted intervener status

Tue, 2017/08/29 - 3:00pm
The B.C. government has been granted intervener status today by the Federal Court of Appeal, with regard to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. This will ensure that B.C.’s interests will be presented to the court.

Drought level increased for Coldwater River and Salmon River watersheds

Wed, 2017/08/23 - 2:32pm
The Government of British Columbia has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the Coldwater River watershed and a Level 3 drought rating for the Salmon River watershed.

Spotlight shines on BC Parks volunteers

Fri, 2017/08/18 - 11:00am
Two volunteers maintaining hundreds of kilometres of trail in the South Fraser; a group responsible for the creation of the Ancient Forest Provincial Park; a First Nations elder protecting the Stein Valley; and groups working to enhance the Myra Canyon trestles; and to clean up debris along the coast of Vancouver Island. What do they have in common? They are all recipients of the 2016 BC Parks Volunteer Awards.