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Friday, August 3, 2012 7:00 AM
The August long weekend is a peak time for camping, and reservation numbers have hit a record high. As of July 29, B.C. Parks had received 91,989 reservations this calendar year - up 11 per cent from last year.
Friday, June 29, 2012 10:00 AM
With the long weekend approaching, and kids out of school for the summer, it's time to go camping and when it comes to camping, more campers choose Golden Ears over any other provincial park in B.C., but with 155 parks to choose from, there's a lot more to explore, announced Environment Minister Terry Lake today.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:00 AM
BC Parks is getting an extra $3 million for this year's capital budget, a 27 per cent increase over last year. Overall, $13.98 million is funding projects directed at attracting young families, offering new recreation opportunities, improving accessibility and increasing attendance.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 9:00 AM
British Columbians have made more than 6,000 camping reservations for the Victoria Day long weekend representing an approximate 13 per cent increase over the same period last year, Environment Minister Terry Lake said.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 11:00 AM
With bears seeking out non-natural food sources, Environment Minister Terry Lake is spreading the word to British Columbians to do what they can to control bear attractants and reduce conflicts with bears.
Saturday, May 12, 2012 11:00 AM
Putting organics in their place is a year-round activity that not only helps feed plants, lawns and hedges throughout British Columbia, but also reduces GHGs.
Sunday, May 6, 2012 11:00 AM
International Compost Awareness Week (May 6-12) is being celebrated in communities throughout the province, as it is every day, through innovative programs that are substantially reducing the amount of organic materials dumped in landfills.
Saturday, April 7, 2012 1:00 PM
BC Parks is accepting applications for its innovative youth leadership program Get Outside BC. Piloted in 2011, Get Outside BC was the first of its kind in Canada. Forty youth aged 14-18 from across the province will be selected to participate in this year's summer program.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 11:11 AM
Environment Minister Terry Lake says Discover Camping saw a 41 per cent increase over 2011 when BC Parks opened for reservations on March 15. In the first hour, more than 2,100 reservations were made. This represents approximately 35 a minute.
Saturday, March 10, 2012 10:00 AM
Starting on March 15 for the first time ever people will be able to book up to three reservations at one time for their favourite BC Parks campground.