The core principles of ecotourism operators in BC

Low impact "Take only photos, leave only footprints" Adhere to all regulations of provincial and national parks, conservation areas. Pay all user fees and obtain permits for areas that are require them. To provide authentic experiences for guests and learn about local cultures, while at the same time respecting local traditions and First Nations territorial rights and claims and supporting their economies. Support research organizations, volunteer time and resources and educate all visitors on ecotourism philosophies.

source: wilderness tourism association