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The red is intensive and has been extinguished, the yellow is intermediate with only four fires left, and the green is extensive. (Parks Canada)

Eight of Mt. Revelstoke’s most dangerous fires have been extinguished

Only four intermediate fires remain on Mt. Reveltoke, says Parks Canada

 

The prescribed burn area at Flat Creek. (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada prepared to ignite prescribed fire near Revelstoke

Parks Canada will start a prescribed fire near Flat Creek as long as conditions stay favourable

 

An aerial view of Fort Chipewyan, Alta., on the border of Wood Buffalo National Park is shown on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. A United Nations body that monitors some of the world’s greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country’s largest national park, including plans to release treated oilsands tailings into its watershed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

UNESCO team in Alberta to judge if Wood Buffalo Park should go on endangered list

Move considered ‘likely’ after Mikisew Cree First Nation first brought concerns to UNESCO’s attention

 

A new fire on the north side of Mt. Smart in Glacier National Park. (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada responding to a new fire near Revelstoke in Glacier National Park

Parks Canada are responding to a new fire in Glacier National Park on the north side of Mt. Smart

A new fire on the north side of Mt. Smart in Glacier National Park. (Parks Canada)
A grizzly bear was seen eating garbage that was disposed in the wrong bin at Thorsen Creek Landfill (file photo)

Parks Canada steps up enforcement after three grizzly bear deaths in three weeks

Officials say snowpack keeping bears low araound Yoho and Jasper and they are hanging around roads

A grizzly bear was seen eating garbage that was disposed in the wrong bin at Thorsen Creek Landfill (file photo)
Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park. Due to cold temperatures and persistent snowpack, avalanche hazards persist throughout the mountain national parks, such as in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay, with access roads and camp grounds having delayed openings to start the season. (Claire Palmer file photo)

Hikers beware: Avalanche hazards persist in mountain national parks

Due to an above average snowpack and a cold spring, be safe and aware when heading to the mountains

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park. Due to cold temperatures and persistent snowpack, avalanche hazards persist throughout the mountain national parks, such as in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay, with access roads and camp grounds having delayed openings to start the season. (Claire Palmer file photo)
A hiker sets up their camera and tripod at the edge of a wooded area along the Mast trail at the Rouge Urban National Park, in Toronto, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The capital budget for Canada’s national parks and historic sites is being slashed by more than two-thirds this year even as more than 30 per cent of the agency’s assets remain in poor or very poor condition.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Parks Canada capital budget falls as agency works on new plan for crumbling assets

Agency’s capital budget of $138 million, down from $448 million last year and $556 million in 2020-21

A hiker sets up their camera and tripod at the edge of a wooded area along the Mast trail at the Rouge Urban National Park, in Toronto, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The capital budget for Canada’s national parks and historic sites is being slashed by more than two-thirds this year even as more than 30 per cent of the agency’s assets remain in poor or very poor condition.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
The Abbot Pass Hut will be removed this spring, as climate change has caused structural damage to the hut, causing a safety risk. (Parks Canada photo)

Climate change forces removal of historic Abbot Pass hut in Yoho National Park

Climate change has caused slope instability which has required the removal of the hut

The Abbot Pass Hut will be removed this spring, as climate change has caused structural damage to the hut, causing a safety risk. (Parks Canada photo)
A Parks Canada fire crew member clears the brush in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Submitted)

Parks Canada fire crews clearing vegetation in Revelstoke area

Crews performing wildfire risk reduction in both Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks

A Parks Canada fire crew member clears the brush in Mount Revelstoke National Park. (Submitted)
Parks Canada fire crews are burning wood debris piles in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. Smoke may be visible from the city. (Contributed-Parks Canada)

Parks burns fuel around Mt. Revelstoke, Glacier National Park

Smoke from planned work could be visible from highway, city

Parks Canada fire crews are burning wood debris piles in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. Smoke may be visible from the city. (Contributed-Parks Canada)
This surf guard tower looked over Lovekin Rock in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve before being torn down after the program was axed by Parks Canada in 2012. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

Witness to fatal drowning near Tofino urges return of lifeguards to national park reserve

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve says there are no plans to bring back Surf Guard program

This surf guard tower looked over Lovekin Rock in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve before being torn down after the program was axed by Parks Canada in 2012. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)

Summit hiking trails open for day trips again in Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Back country camping in the park remains closed due to extreme fire risk

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

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

The trail to Eva Lake in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (File photo)
Climbers awaiting rescue on July 9, 2021. (Parks Canada photo)

Two Climbers rescued in Glacier National Park

Parks Canada performed a successful helicopter rescue

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