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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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Smoke haze from forest fires burning in Alberta and British Columbia hangs over Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1

All national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas have been closed for weeks

Smoke haze from forest fires burning in Alberta and British Columbia hangs over Banff, Alta., in Banff National Park, Friday, July 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Construction work at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park in 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

2020 construction projects planned for Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park

Parks Canada said they are continuing to improve Highway 1 over Rogers Pass

Construction work at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park in 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The winter permit system separates skiers from artillery fire for Highway 1 avalanche control and the resulting avalanches. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)

Winter permit system still in effect for Glacier National Park

Parks Canada said daily winter permits no longer be provided. Users must already have annual pass

The winter permit system separates skiers from artillery fire for Highway 1 avalanche control and the resulting avalanches. (Photo by Olivier Denis-Larocque)
Some areas in Glacier National Park are permanently closed in the winter as they are used for snow study, explosive testing or are at risk of triggering avalanches directly onto the highway. (File photo/Avalanche Canada)
Some areas in Glacier National Park are permanently closed in the winter as they are used for snow study, explosive testing or are at risk of triggering avalanches directly onto the highway. (File photo/Avalanche Canada)
A collection of new artifacts from the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus, is seen at Parks Canada Conservation Laboratories in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Artifacts include a hairbrush, handle of a stamp for a seal, clothes brush, comb, piece of sealing wax, chain, toothbrush and paintbrush. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror

A collection of new artifacts from the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus, is seen at Parks Canada Conservation Laboratories in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Artifacts include a hairbrush, handle of a stamp for a seal, clothes brush, comb, piece of sealing wax, chain, toothbrush and paintbrush. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)

Dog owner fined $1,000 after dog chases bear in Mt. Revelstoke National Park

The incident resulted in the summit being closed to dogs indefinitely

The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)
A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Warning issued as forecast calls for 20-foot waves in Tofino

Dangerous waves, strong currents and upper-shoreline flooding expected for Tofino-Ucluelet area

A West Coast resident watches a giant wave crash down from a safe viewing platform on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)