Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Nakusp Hot Springs: From poor man’s spa to regional tourism treasure

There are a thousand stories to be told of a hot-spring playground hidden in one of the Selkirk’s most beautiful valleys. But one part...

“Pam’s Pony Express”: A female horse packer in Nakusp

Pam Gillman, nee Herridge (1927-2007), was a horse packer operating on the Nakusp Hot Springs Trail from 1940 to 1945. Pam worked under the name...

Conference memory: Water bomber “waves” to attendees in Port Alberni

This memory of the 2000 Annual Conference in Port Alberni was submitted by BCHF Director and Honorary Life Member Ron Hyde:  One of my morning...

Conference video recordings now available

Watch videos recordings of the following two presentations from our 2017 Annual Conference program on our YouTube channel. (It's free and you don't need...

Call for conference host communities – 2019 & 2020

Calling all communities! The BCHF is currently looking for communities to host our annual conferences in 2019 and 2020. (Hint: it might be time...

2017 Annual Conference thank you!

Our 2017 Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," in Chilliwack is now complete, and what an inspiring, engaging and enjoyable weekend it was! Thank you to...

Annual Conference – Day 1 Summary and Photos

Day One of our Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," is complete. A look at the day's photos, and the faces and places say it...
BCHF Conference in Chilliwack 2017

It’s conference week! Info for participants…

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People", takes place this week, May 25-28, in Chilliwack, BC. We  look forward to seeing all registered participants...

Two things you didn’t know about Chilliwack’s New Siberia Farms

Did you know that Chilliwack's New Siberia Farms (today a dairy farm) was once a regional leader in the technique of "chicken sexing" --...
BCHD Conference 2017 Chilliwack

One month until the 2017 BCHF Annual Conference!

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference - "Chilliwack: Land, Water, People" - takes place May 25-28, 2017, in Chilliwack, BC. Chock full of lectures, workshops,...