- Conservation management
principles which have been developed to guide BC Parks in its management
of the natural and cultural values in British Columbia's protected
Ecological Integrity Definition and Performance Measures [PDF 1.61MB]
- Ecological Integrity in British Columbia’s Parks and Protected Areas.
- This document
describes the policies that direct the day-to-day and long-term actions
under which BC Parks manages natural and cultural values within British
Columbia's system of protected areas.
Guideline: Harvest of Trees in Protected Areas for Cultural Purposes [PDF 164KB]
- The BC Parks
Impact Assessment Process ensures that the stewardship of British
Columbia’s system of protected areas is included in all activities
and practices that are conducted within these areas.
BMP Handbook [PDF 15.43MB]
- Best Management Practices for Invasive Plants in Parks and Protected Areas of B.C.
- Mountain pine
beetle and provincial protected areas frequently asked questions.
Fire in Provincial Parks and Protected Areas
- Prescribed burning is an important ecosystem restoration tool for protected areas. To view a brochure about prescribed burning, click here. [PDF 2.95MB]
Wildlife/Danger Tree Assessor Course
- This Wildlife/Danger
Tree Assessor course is provided by the Forestry Continuing
Studies Network and is developed and designed specifically for
Parks, Recreation Sites and other municipal settings where there
may be exposure to potentially dangerous trees. To
view the Wildlife/Danger Tree Assessor Course workbook, brochure
or Wildlife/Danger Tree Assessor Course – Parks and Recreation
Bear Human Conflict
Conflict Prevention Plan
- This bear-people conflict prevention plan provides direction and guidelines for BC
Parks staff to use when confronted with bear management situations
in provincial parks.
Conflict Reduction Guidelines for River Rafting – Final Report, March 1998
- The Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy has developed this set of guidelines
aimed at reducing bear-human conflicts during river rafting activities.
Assessment of Bear-Human Interaction at Campsites on the Tatshenshini
River and Lower Alsek River, Yukon, B.C., and Alaska
- Campsites along the Tatshenshini River and Lower Alsek River from Shaw’ashe/Dalton
Post, Yukon to Dry Bay, Alaska were evaluated for their potential
for bear-human interaction, including displacement of bears from
feeding areas and direct bear-human encounters.