Monday, January 4, 2016
Widgeon (PDF); Pitt (PDF); Alouette (PDF); Stave Lake area (PDF)
Pitt to Harrison Lake (PDF); Harrison Lake to the Fraser River (PDF)
Historic Licensee operating areas ( Chilliwack Forestry District ) (PDF)
Lower Fraser Sustainable Resource Management Plan, SRMP (54 pages) 2013 (PDF)
Radio Channels being used up to 26 November 2015 (PDF)
Old Growth Managment in the Chilliwack Forestry District (PDF)
Squamish Foresty District
Squamish Operating tenures (PDF)
Old Growth Squamish Forestry District (PDF)
Squamish Forestry District Bridge Locations (PDF)
And a few images in a not so common format, from the Lands Office. Both are of the Upper Pitt River, and show some of the premptions. You will need to have one of the appropriate converters installed since they are both in MrSID format ( Download Screen ) PNWS02Tr07 and PNWS27Tr01
NOTE: If any of these links do not work, please email me, and I will host the documents elsewhere.
The links are all to the FTP sites of the Chilliwack and Squamish Forestry Districts
Monday, November 10, 2014
Early planning is underway for the park, comments until Nov 20, 2014, (extended to Nov. 30 ) online commenting or download a PDF and have Your say.
There will be more chances to comment as the process moves along.
This is a long overdue process for this park.
From the Georgia Straight:
Future of Pinecone Burke Provincial Park hinges on plan expected in 2015
B.C. Parks accepting public input on development of draft management plan
Friday, August 23, 2013
Newspaper article: Burke, by the book
Burke and Widgeon a hiker's guide
pebblestone publishing 2013
ISBN 0981125808, 9780981125800
And a dedicated website for the book: BurkeandWidgeon
Buy the book information
Long overdue, I hope that this book is widely read and enjoyed.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Frank Goodship fonds. Item No. IHP9267-0710. Date 1953. b&w negative ; 6 x 6 cm. Photograph shows the remains of a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashed against a mountain. Research indicates it was a Mitchell B-25 Mk 3PT Ex USAF B-25J-30/32-NC serial number 44-31346 that crashed at Widgeon Lake, near Pitt Lake.
Record ID 48255
Frank Goodship fonds. Item No. IHP9267-0712. Date 1953. b&w negative ; 6 x 6 cm. Photograph of a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashed against a mountain with helicopter 9606 hovering over it. Research indicates it was a Mitchell B-25 Mk 3PT Ex USAF B-25J-30/32-NC serial number 44-31346
Record ID 48257
Both photos from New Westminster Archives
I have created a PDF that contains many pictures, and the newspaper articles of the time about this tragic event. Download the 1130kb PDF, or view the file using the Google viewer.
Monday, September 8, 2008
Burke Mountain Naturalist members, regularly organize walks, hikes throughout the area, check the schedule here
Maps and GPS coordinates, are a work in progress, stay tuned!
A pdf map of the lower park's trails, from the Province.
The City of Coquitlam has a mapping application called Qthemap (IE only!) which allows you to print off maps of the Coquitlam portions of the park, the hiking trail overlay in this application is very vague and poor.
South Slope and Sterling Loop trails
View South Slope-Sterling Loop trails in a larger map
LINK to map of the South Slope and Sterling Loop trails.
View Coquitlam River trail to Crystal Falls in a larger map
Coquitlam River from the northern end of Shaughnessy Street to Crystal Falls and beyond. LINK to map.
Maps of the area
Maps that cover Burke-Pinecone Provincial Park, and surrounding areas. These maps are in 1: 50 000 scale, except for the geology maps.) These are all fast links to their Geoscan pages, from Natural Resources Canada, just click on “more”, which will open up a larger listing of options to the different map options, Geopdf are digitized pdf’s which allow you to customize the layers, and create your own maps. They all download in their own separate zip formatted folders, just open the folder and drag the map onto your desktop.
Vancouver North, Coquitlam, and Pitt Lake map Areas, British Columbia With Special Emphasis On the Evolution of the Plutonic Rocks; Roddick, J A. Geological Survey of Canada, Memoir 335, 1965, ; 276 pages.
( Three maps and three drawings are included in a zip file of the entire book. )
Port Coquitlam, BC , NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/7, (edition 7) 2009
Port Coquitlam, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/7, (edition 6) 2002
Geology Coquitlam, BC; Roddick, J A. Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 1153A , 1965
Pitt River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/10, (edition 4) 2009
Pitt River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/10, (edition 3) 2002
Geology Pitt Lake, Vancouver, East Half, BC; Roddick, J A; Armstrong, J E. Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 1151A , 1965
Mamquam Mountain, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/15, (edition 4) 2009
Mamquam Mountain, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/15, (edition 3) 2002
Stave River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/9, (edition 5) 2009
Stave River, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/9, (edition 4) 2002
Glacier Lake, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/16, (edition 4) 2009
Glacier Lake, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/16, (edition 3) 2002
Squamish, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/11, (edition 4) 2009
Squamish, BC, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/11, (edition 3) 2003
New Westminster, BC - Canada - United States of America, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/2, (edition 7) 2009
New Westminster, BC - United States, NRC. Canadian Topographic Maps 92G/2, (edition 6) 2003