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View of Rogers Peak on July 19, 2021. (Tim van der Krogt-Revelstoke Review)

Climber found dead in Glacier National Park

Parks safety crews have been called out on five rescues in the last nine days

 

The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)

Backcountry closed in Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Parks Canada fire crews responded to a fire on Frisby Ridge

 

Climbers awaiting rescue on July 9, 2021. (Parks Canada photo)

Two Climbers rescued in Glacier National Park

Parks Canada performed a successful helicopter rescue

 

Parks Canada fire crew members for Revelstoke’s local national parks are being deployed elsewhere in the province. (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada sends wild-land fire specialists from Revelstoke to aid B.C.

Revelstoke’s among 23 federal specialists deployed to assist the province

Parks Canada fire crew members for Revelstoke’s local national parks are being deployed elsewhere in the province. (Parks Canada)
The fire ban has been lifted in Glacier National Park, in designated spots. (Courtesy SF Rec and Park)

Parks Canada lifts fire ban in Glacier National Park

Camp fires now allowed in designated areas

The fire ban has been lifted in Glacier National Park, in designated spots. (Courtesy SF Rec and Park)
The summit of Mt. Revelstoke is closed today, July 1 and tomorrow July 2 due to extreme fire danger and the potential for lighting over the next two days. (Photo by Parks Canada)

Mt. Revelstoke National Park partially closed due to fire risk

The top 12 km of the Meadows in the Sky Parkway as well as the trails are closed July 1 and 2

The summit of Mt. Revelstoke is closed today, July 1 and tomorrow July 2 due to extreme fire danger and the potential for lighting over the next two days. (Photo by Parks Canada)
Twin falls in Yoho National Park. Yoho is one of the mountain parks whose draft management plan is now available for review. (Claire Palmer photo)

Local input sought to shape future of mountain national parks

Banff, Yoho, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks are amongst those seeking input

Twin falls in Yoho National Park. Yoho is one of the mountain parks whose draft management plan is now available for review. (Claire Palmer photo)
Skiing near Rogers Pass last winter. (Photo by Phil Tomlinson)

Skier breaks leg in Glacier National Park; Parks Canada advises caution this winter

It was the 17th search and rescue call of the year in the park

Skiing near Rogers Pass last winter. (Photo by Phil Tomlinson)
A file photo of a coyote. (File photo)

Parks Canada warning of coyote activity in Nels Nelsen area

Mt. Revelstoke National Park seeing increased coyote activity

A file photo of a coyote. (File photo)
Fred Lynn On MacD W Shoulder this October, near Rogers Pass. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)

Get an annual winter permit says Parks Canada to Rogers Pass users

Daily permits may not be available but system will be enforced

Fred Lynn On MacD W Shoulder this October, near Rogers Pass. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)
A grizzly bear, known as No. 49, is currently feeding in the Mt. Revelstoke summit area. For visitor and wildlife safety, Parks Canada has implemented a minimum group size of four when hiking in the summit area, until further notice. (Rob Buchanan/Parks Canada)

Minimum group size restriction in place for hiking at Mt. Revelstoke National Park summit

Parks Canada is concerned for both visitor and wildlife safety due to bear activity in the area

A grizzly bear, known as No. 49, is currently feeding in the Mt. Revelstoke summit area. For visitor and wildlife safety, Parks Canada has implemented a minimum group size of four when hiking in the summit area, until further notice. (Rob Buchanan/Parks Canada)
This year’s Western hemlock “looper” moth outbreak has been seen in the Lower Mainland and the Interior, including communities throughout the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. (Liam Harrap - Black Press Media)
This year’s Western hemlock “looper” moth outbreak has been seen in the Lower Mainland and the Interior, including communities throughout the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. (Liam Harrap - Black Press Media)
Parks Canada fire crews may be starting a prescribed burn in Glacier National Park today, Wednesday, Aug. 19. (Parks Canada file photo)

Prescribed burn possible in Glacier National Park today

If conditions allow Parks Canada fire crews will be lighting the 20-Mile fire Aug.19

Parks Canada fire crews may be starting a prescribed burn in Glacier National Park today, Wednesday, Aug. 19. (Parks Canada file photo)
Meaghen McCord cradles a smoothhound shark (Mustelus mustelus). McCord achieved a Masters Degree in Fisheries Science, where she specialized in the stock assessment and fishery management of commercially fished sharks in South Africa. (Submitted photo)

B.C. marine ecologist wants Canada to sink its teeth into shark protection

Gulf Islands scientist says top predator under shocking threat from human behaviour

Meaghen McCord cradles a smoothhound shark (Mustelus mustelus). McCord achieved a Masters Degree in Fisheries Science, where she specialized in the stock assessment and fishery management of commercially fished sharks in South Africa. (Submitted photo)
Areas along the West Coast Trail, Broken Island Groups and Long Beach Unit will remain closed to public for overnight camping in 2020. (Photo: Pacific Rim National Park Reserve/Facebook)

West Coast Trail to remain closed to overnight camping for rest of the year

Broken Islands and Long Beach Unit of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve also off limits

Areas along the West Coast Trail, Broken Island Groups and Long Beach Unit will remain closed to public for overnight camping in 2020. (Photo: Pacific Rim National Park Reserve/Facebook)
The campground has 65 sites. However, due to COVID-19, capacity will be set at half to allow physical distancing. (Submitted)

New Mount Revelstoke National Park campground opening July 15

It’s the first campground built in a mountain national park in over half a century

The campground has 65 sites. However, due to COVID-19, capacity will be set at half to allow physical distancing. (Submitted)
Dogs have been permanently banned from Mt. Revelstoke National Park summit and back country. (Review file photo)
Dogs have been permanently banned from Mt. Revelstoke National Park summit and back country. (Review file photo)
Snowforest Campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park starting July 15, 2020. (Submitted)
Snowforest Campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park starting July 15, 2020. (Submitted)
Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)

National parks to open campgrounds for existing reservations next week

All national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas were closed at the end of March

Banff National Park. (The Canadian Press)
Hiking in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Supplied by Parks Canada)

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park to partially reopen June 1

The Meadows in the Sky Parkway is expected to open

Hiking in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Supplied by Parks Canada)