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The Geopark and Caribou

Statement Regarding the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society, the Northern Mountain Caribou Recovery Situation, and our Relationships with Stakeholders The Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society is truly a ground-up organization with deep roots in the community of Tumbler Ridge. We feel it is important to balance our mandates to support tourism and economic development, responsible…

Tumbler Ridge Riders New Website

Our local snowmobiling club launched a new website this week.  It’s worth checking out for anyone who is interested in sledding and snow biking, and has great maps of our riding areas.   The TR Ridge Riders do a great job maintaining trails and protecting recreational interests in the area & best thing you can do…

Tumbler Ridge Museum Update

After some consultations with multiple concerned parties in Tumbler Ridge the TRUGG and TRMF have developed the following general message to summarize our mutual path forward. Both the Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation and the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society are pleased to be working in tandem on clarifying our respective mandates and on improving our…

Ice Circles Spotted at Windfall Lake

Winter must be getting close!   Thanks to Kevin Sharman for this photo of Birgit taking in the ice circles forming on Windfall Lake this weekend! From Wikipedia: “Ice circles are thin and circular slabs of ice that rotate slowly in the water. It is believed that they form in eddy currents. It has been shown…

EAS Graduate Student Society from U of A visit.

We were delighted to host the University of Alberta ATLAS EAS Graduate Student Society in the Geopark over the September long weekend! Thank you for all of your perseverance despite the constantly changing weather conditions. Despite their short time here we managed to conquer the Shipyard and the Titanic, Boulder Gardens, Windfall Lake and the…

Canada’s 3rd Geopark Announced – Percé!

We’re very excited that UNESCO has designated Percé, Quebec as Canada’s third Geopark. So much pride for Percé, Gaspésie and all those involved.  We look forward to many years of promoting Geoparks in Canada together!  Learn a bit more about Percé with these videos or better yet explore their website. Visit Percé’s Website!

Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society AGM

Our AGM scheduled this year for July 31, 2018. It will be held in the basement of the Visitor Information Center at 6:00pm, followed by a regular board meeting. If you are thinking of running for a position on the board, a nomination form is attached. Please have them into the Executive Director, Sarah Waters…

Yoga & Hike

Join instructor Jayme Sauve with Gypsy Soul Nature Yoga every Saturday in August to discover a new destination in the Tumbler Ridge Geopark in mind body and spirit. $50 per hike or $170 for all 4. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Too book please call us at 250-242-3123

Wilderness Survival Family Hikes

We’re excited that we’ve partnered with Wildsafe BC to offer 4 hikes with a survival theme.  Learn about plant identification, animal tracks, and general preparedness in our beautiful Geopark. July 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th. Limited space so call us at 250-242-3123 to book today! Each hike will leave from the TR Visitor’s Centre

Wild Women Windfall Lake Weekend

Join us on July 14th & 15th for an overnight hike to the iconic Windfall Lake. Registration deadline is July 11th & guides will be offering backpack prep that evening. Maximum 15 participants so call 242-4246to book your spot today!  $10 discount for Geopark Members.