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Boardwalks installed on Windfall Lake Trail

The five kilometre hiking trail to Windfall Lake was developed by Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society (WNMS) volunteers in 2008. Since then it has become one of the most popular trails in the region, leading to superb mountain and lake scenery. Its intriguing geology and internationally significant fossil-bearing areas also make it a geosite of…

Enhancing Our Provincial Parks

Monkman Provincial Park, Gwillim Lake Provincial Park… two acknowledged jewels in the crown of the parks in northeastern British Columbia. They both contain important geosites within the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark. A total of six provincial protected areas lie within the recently designated Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark. Is it possible for us as volunteers, who cherish…

Babcock Boardwalk Installed

  2500 screws – that is how many it took for a team of volunteers from the Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society (WNMS) to construct twenty-seven 12-foot-long boardwalks in the Helm backyard. Their destination: the trail to Babcock Falls, so as to enhance this popular destination for hikers and at the same time protect the…

Another Creek, Another Trackway!

To find dinosaur tracks near Tumbler Ridge, the process is straightforward: Examine a geological map to see where rocks of the right age occur Ensure that these are terrestrial, not marine rocks (dinosaurs lived on land, not in the ocean) Work out where these rocks might be exposed on the surface, typically in canyons and…