Author talk: Best Hikes and Nature Walks With Kids @ Lynn Valley Library (June 1)

Author talk: Book signing: Best Hikes and Nature Walks With Kids In and Around Southwestern British Columbia

I’ve booked my first event of hiking book season!

My third book — Best Hikes and Nature Walks With Kids In and Around Southwestern British Columbia, featuring 55 new hikes — hits bookstores everywhere on May 17, 2022.

Two weeks later, I’m teaming up with the North Vancouver District Public Library and Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia Chapter for the following free, all-ages event.

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6 reasons to #StandUpForParks in B.C.

Tetrahedron Provincial Park. Photo: Stephen Hui
Tetrahedron Provincial Park. Photo: Stephen Hui

British Columbia’s provincial parks are incredible places. However, they’re understaffed and underfunded, and therefore haven’t been getting as much maintenance and protection as they deserve.

If you’re a regular B.C. Parks visitor, you’ve seen the results here and there: eroding trails, rotting bridges and boardwalks, derelict outhouses, missing signage, and environmental degradation.

That’s why the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is holding a Day of Action to Stand Up for Parks on February 3. Basically, CPAWS-BC, in conjunction with the Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. and the B.C. Mountaineering Club, is asking you to go for a hike, snowshoe, ski, or paddle in a provincial park and spread the word about the need for more B.C. Parks funding.

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