June 17, 2011 | Tips from Travellers >
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Yesterday, (June 16, 2011) I gave away my first eco-friendly water bottles to three visitors. They were on their way home to Kamloops.
When I excitedly announced I got to give them their prize, they didn't seem to know what I was talking about. Here is a little re-cap on how the Visitor Centre portion of the Parks Passport Program works.
Once you've collected 6 stickers from different Visitor Centres around the province, the Centre that provides you with the 6th sticker will issue you the foldable, BPA free, re-usable water bottle. The counsellor will sign the bottom of the page in your passport to validate it. This small gift to travellers is just one of the ways BC Parks is celebrating turning 100 years old. You can get other little prizes for collecting stickers from 5 or 10 B.C Provincial Parks too. Once you have 5 Parks stickers you receive a commemorative Jerry the Moose pin, and at 10 stickers you get a flashlight.
So carry your passport with you and get out there and enjoy our beautiful province, experience the great outdoors! Congratulations to the travellers who received their bottles yesterday. I encourage everyone to be outside this summer, take in all that the environment has to offer and by all means join in celebrating BC Parks 100 years!