The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – BC Chapter is a registered non-profit society that works to preserve wilderness and maintain the ecological integrity of parks throughout British Columbia. The Chapter plays a key role in establishing new protected areas and in improving the management of existing parks. As a lead member of the Grasslands Conservation Council of BC, CPAWS-BC monitors existing intact grassland to ensure they are managed to protect their ecological integrity. CPAWS also supports the conservation of interior grasslands and is spearheading efforts to establish an Interior Grasslands National Park.