About

Our Mission

Wilderness Recreation Services strives to provide exceptional outdoor experiences to all users of the facilities we maintain. By creating opportunities for a diverse range of people to enjoy the natural environment, we aim to foster a sense of stewardship in people that will ensure current and future generations always have pristine areas to enjoy.

Melinda and Jason McGrath

The Owners

Jason and Melinda McGrath are the proud owner/operators of McGrath Contracting Ltd. and Coastal Welding. They have been in business since 2000 and opened a 2-acre full capacity shop in April 2017. They were incorporated in 2012. Jason is a Red Seal Certified Sheetmetal Worker as well as an estimator, project manager, and working foreman. In 2015 he was featured as one of the most versatile up and comers in the construction business under the age of 45 in Build magazine. Melinda oversees all financial aspects of the business and is the human resources and office manager.

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In the community, the McGrath’s donate to Greenways Land Trust and are strong supporters of many community events.

Wilderness Recreation Services at work

Proud participants in the Management of Recreation Sites and Trails BC

We happily partake in the management of many Forestry Recreation Sites across Vancouver island, as well as several BC Parks on the Sunshine Coast and in the Terrace area. For more info on what Recreation Sites and Trails BC and BC Parks has to offer, please visit the links below for more information.

We are proud members of the BC Park Operator's Society