Ancient Forest / Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park, BC

Ancient Forest / Chun T'oh Whudujut Provincial Park, Prince George, British Columbia. Photo: Ancient Forest Alliance

Last week, the Ancient Forest Alliance team visited the recently-established Ancient Forest/Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park, located east of Prince George, an amazing rainforest of old-growth red cedars. The park was protected through a stellar, broad-based campaign led by a collaborative effort of the local Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society, scientists at the University of Northern BC, and local environmental activists with the Dome Creek Forest Information […]

By | September 26th, 2017|Northern BC, Parks & Trails, Prince George, Top Stories|0 Comments

Ancient Cedar Forest now a BC Provincial Park

Ancient Cedar tree in British Columbia, Canada.

An ancient cedar forest, believed to be the only inland temperate rain forest in the world that is so far from the ocean, is to be protected by British Columbia as a new Class A BC provincial park.

The Ancient Forest Park, in the watershed of the upper Fraser River, is located just off Highway 16, 113 kilometres east of Prince George and midway between Prince George and McBride in Northern British Columbia.

The park will protect cedar trees […]

Team BC races to gold in biathlon relay; Dickson captures fourth medal

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Speechless. That was Emily Dickson‘s reaction after winning her fourth 2015 Canada Winter Games medal, her second of the gold variety, as she and her teammates celebrated their win in the 3 x 6 km women’s biathlon relay on Friday.

“It’s such a great, great feeling to have this,” said Dickson, a Burns Lake native and Prince George transplant who anchored Team BC, which included Prince George’s Claire Lapointe and Kelowna biathletes Tekara Banser and Jennah Smailes.

“I had a bit of a lead, so I knew as long as I […]

By | February 22nd, 2015|News, Prince George, Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments