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Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt at Jericho Beach


Saturday, May 30th, 2009 — 7:26pm PDT
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Even though I’m down in San Francisco the emails about events around Vancouver have still been pouring in so here’s a quick heads up for a fun activity happening tomorrow. Photo credit: Adrie Mooi on Flickr / AdrieMooi.nl Bring the family to Jericho Beach on Sunday May 31st for the Great PedalheadsTM Treasure Hunt. It’s […]

The Great Blue Herons of Stanley Park Walk


Friday, May 22nd, 2009 — 3:01pm PDT
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For the last five years I’ve been writing about Stanley Park (beyond the sea wall) and one of my trusted information sources has always been the Stanley Park Ecology Society. They’ve hosted fun events like the winter humbug hike, were a great resource when I did my coyote sighting map, run programs like Ivy Busters, […]

Stanley Park Pitch and Putt


Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 — 12:29pm PDT
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Being a golfer over the last dozen years or so I love the driving range and hitting up the big courses however there’s just something relaxing about heading out to the local pitch and putt. Your skill level doesn’t need to be up to par (nor does your wallet need to be stuffed) in order […]

May Long Weekend 2009 Events


Thursday, May 14th, 2009 — 8:00am PDT
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The Victoria Day long weekend is here. That’s right – somewhere between #snowmageddon and #bcvotes2009 spring happened and it’s time to get out and about. Here are some great ways to do just that with the entire family… Photo credit: BigA888 on Flickr Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair Friday May 15, 2009 – Monday May […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival: Circle Farm Tour


Thursday, April 30th, 2009 — 9:30am PDT
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>>>>> Tulip Festival 2015 PHOTOS AND INFORMATION Our first official stop on the Circle Farm Tour was at the Tulips of the Valley Festival on Seabird Island [Google Map] where we were greeted by owner, Kate Onos-Gilbert. Having a working farm with a million tulip bulbs spanning over 40 acres means Kate is one busy […]

Monday Link Fest: Eco-Event Roundup


Monday, April 27th, 2009 — 9:16am PDT
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It’s spring, it’s beautiful, and the Metro Vancouver area is buzzing with events and community activities. Here’s a quick eco-event roundup. Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr / penmachine.com Arbour Day in Surrey is May 2, 2009. There will be a tree planting event at Hjorth Road Park along with family-oriented games and activities. The 21st […]