The Camping Life News Roundup for the week of November 1, 2021 looks at provincial park rescue, black swift nests, Parks Canada ‘coasties’, Manitoba Provincial Park spending, renaming of Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, and road improvements in Good Spirit Lake Provincial Park.
Renaming of Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park – Saskatchewan Parks
Saskatchewan Highway’s Minister Fred Bradshaw announced the completion of a $12.9 million road improvement project in the Good Spirit Lake provincial park area.
Renaming of Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park – The Cascade
On October 5, the government of British Columbia released an official statement outlining new legislation for two B.C. provincial parks. It stated that Chilliwack Lake Park and Newcastle Island Marine Park will be renamed to reflect their respective ancestral place names in order to build upon reconciliation acts with Indigenous peoples.
MB provincial parks in Westman getting upgrades – StarFM
The Manitoba government says it’s investing more than $450,000 from the Provincial Parks Endowment Fund to support improvement projects in parks across the province.
Visitors to national parks can now take ‘coasties’ to track coastal erosion – City News
Visitors to some Parks Canada locations can now be a part of the organization’s research into coastal erosion by taking a so-called coastie.
Endangered black swift nests in Johnston Canyon reach 17 year high: Parks Canada – Calgary Sun
Parks Canada says five active black swift nests were found this year at Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park, which they say is the highest recorded in 17 years and a positive sign for the endangered bird.
Sikh men created a lifeline using turbans and jackets to rescue hikers at a park – WJCT News
Two men who needed help up a steep rock in British Columbia were saved thanks to a group of Sikh men who unraveled and removed their turbans to create a makeshift rope. The steep rocks led to rough, raging waters near a waterfall.