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Photo - Whisker’s Point Provincial Park
- November 21, 2013BC Parks 2012/13 Annual Report and Statistics Report
The BC Parks 2012/13 Annual Report provides information on the full breadth of BC Parks’ management activities. The Annual Report tells BC Parks’ success stories, recognizes the work done by staff and our many partners, showcases key projects and facility investments, and discusses challenges and lessons learned.
The BC Parks 2012/13 Statistics Report is available below. It contains detailed park attendance and revenue tables and graphs, satisfaction survey information and financial tables.
» BC Parks 2012/13 Annual Report [PDF 2.28MB]
» BC Parks 2012/13 Statistics Report [PDF 987.32KB]
- October 23, 2013Learn to Fish – 2013 Final Report
In 2013 the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC), in partnership with Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF), Columbia Basin Trust Fund, the Province of B.C., and BC Parks, delivered the Learn to Fish (L2F) program to 2,599 youth and their families over 80 sessions in provincial parks across B.C.
Thank you for your continued support of this program.
- October 23, 2013BC Parks' Online Store has New Items!
Have you checked out the BC Parks Mechandise pages lately? We have new products; beautiful BC Parks travel mugs and and water bottles.
- October 22, 2013Kids Art Contest Winners 2013
For the 2013 Art Contest, BC Parks asked young artists to tell us what they like best about BC Parks. Thanks to all the amazing young artists who submitted their masterpieces for judging!
- August 26, 2013Campfires allowed within the Coastal Fire Centre
Effective at noon on Aug. 26, 2013, the campfire ban in the Coastal Fire Centre was rescinded due to a decreased risk of wildfires. Campfires now will be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre.
The public is reminded that campfires cannot be larger than a half-metre high by a half-metre wide. Anyone who lights a campfire must have a hand tool (such as a shovel) or at least eight litres of water available to fully extinguish it. Never leave a campfire unattended and make sure that the ashes are completely cold to the touch before leaving the area.
- August 26, 2013Campfire ban rescinded for Kamloops Fire Centre
Effective at 12 noon on Monday, Aug. 26, campfires will be permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre.
Anyone lighting a campfire must follow B.C.’s campfire regulations, which include the following:
-The campfire must not exceed the allowed size of a half-metre wide by a half-metre high.
-Flammable material (such a twigs and pine needles) must be removed from around the campfire area and this fuel-free area must be maintained while the campfire is burning.
-A shovel or at least eight litres of water must be on site to properly extinguish the fire.
-Never leave a campfire unattended.
-The ashes must be cool to the touch before you leave the area.
- August 21, 2013Campfire ban rescinded for Clearwater Fire Zone
Effective at 12 noon on Wednesday, Aug. 21, campfires will remain prohibited in all areas of the Kamloops Fire Centre except the Clearwater Fire Zone.
A map of the areas covered by the campfire ban is available online. Click here to view the map.
- August 20, 2013Campfire ban lifted in areas of Coastal Fire Centre
Effective at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, campfires and Category 3 open fires will be permitted in the following areas of the Coastal Fire Centre: from Courtenay north on Vancouver Island and on the Mainland from Hotham Sound north.
- August 20, 2013Campfires to be allowed within Cariboo Fire Centre
Effective at 12 noon on Aug. 20, 2013, the current campfire ban in the Cariboo Fire Centre will be rescinded due to a decreased risk of wildfires. Campfires will now be permitted throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre.