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B.C. Parks To Broaden 5 Provincial Parks — Traversing

The newly acquired land is valued at $1.9 million and consists of:

  • Naikoon Park (Haida Gwaii): 64 hectares of an inholding (land surrounded by present park) that comprises old-growth forest positioned deep contained in the park. 

  • Wells Grey Park (close to Clearwater): 33.25 hectares of an inholding that comprises wetlands, superior second-growth forest and habitat for black bears, moose, deer, birds and small mammals.

  • Gladstone Park (close to Grand Forks): 8.28 hectares that comprises a preferred native swimming space often called the potholes. The addition will assist enhance the prevailing path community and connectivity by the park.

  • Bowron Lake Park (close to Quesnel): Three hectares of an inholding on a forested hillside above Bowron Lake. The addition will contribute to the range of the park’s panorama, together with lower-elevation mature spruce, subalpine fir and western purple cedar forests.

  • Mount Pope Park (close to Fort St. James): 0.15 hectares to attach the prevailing climbing space to a deliberate parking/turnaround house on the prevailing street.

By means of the acquisition of personal land and partnerships with conservation teams, particular person donors, the BC Parks Basis and supporters, the Province commonly provides land to the parks and guarded areas system. The BC Parks Basis, the official charitable companion of BC Parks, assisted with funding for these acquisitions.



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