Family hiking outside
May 31, 2022

With the summer months also comes the season to be extra mindful of ticks and tick-borne illnesses, especially the most common Lyme disease, which can affect individuals of any age and can lead to serious health issues.

What are ticks?

A tick is a small, dark,...

Family hiking
July 5, 2021

With the summer weather upon us and recreational travel around the province once again allowed, many British Columbians will soon be enjoying more outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. But with the warmer weather comes an increase in the number of ticks and tick-borne illnesses,...

Outdoor recreation
June 18, 2020

As the weather gets warmer here in BC, many of us will be making vacation plans closer to home this year. The limitations set by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic mean camping trips in provincial parks and private sites are a coveted vacation option for summer 2020.  

Spending time outdoors...