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MEC Contributes $10,000 to the TR Trail Project

On May 23rd Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) informed the Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society (WNMS) of a $10,000 contribution from its Community Contributions Review Committee to be used for signage for the TR Trail. The 27 km TR Trail will encircle three quarters of Tumbler Ridge without having to cross over a single paved road.…

Enhanced Signage at Quality Falls – East Meets West

The Tumbler Ridge Aspiring Geopark aims to enhance the visitor experience in Tumbler Ridge by providing interpretive signs along the hiking trails developed over the past fifteen years by the Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society. The trail to Quality Falls, being close to town, fairly short, relatively easy, and leading to an attractive waterfall with…

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…

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…

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…