Devil’s Punchbowl Trail restored after Dorian damage – CBC News

Post-tropical storm tore through the Island trail, which has since been repaired

CBC News · Posted: Aug 20, 2020 5:16 PM AT

A dedicated group of environmentalists has revived the main Devil’s Punchbowl Trail after destruction caused by post-tropical storm Dorian last September.

The storm’s winds toppled trees and tossed around limbs and branches in the park nearly a year ago.

The group behind the restoration, which is also responsible for maintaining the park, was determined to clear the debris even though they were not certain if the all trails in the park would open this year due to extent of the damage.

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Look for Discover Parks Ambassadors in provincial parks this summer – Kamloops the Week

In the Kamloops area, ambassadors will rotate between Lac Le Jeune, Monck and Paul Lake provincial parks.

July 18 is Canada Parks Day and visitors to some Kamloops-area provincial parks will be greeted by Discover Parks Ambassadors.

The ambassadors consist of youth under the age of 30 and volunteers who will be out in the field, engaging visitors with activities, education and more. The pilot program is a new partnership between the BC Parks Foundation and BC Parks, with the goal of providing jobs, training and educational opportunities to B.C. youth, while enhancing the experience of park visitors.

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