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Surrey Party for the Planet

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 — 10:00am PDT
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BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, Party for the Planet, returns to the Surrey City Hall Plaza on April 22nd. This year’s festival headliner is JUNO nominated artist Shawn Hook. Surrey Party for the Planet Where: The Plaza at City Hall (13450 104th Avenue, Surrey) Admission This is a free event. No tickets are required! When: […]

Herons of Stanley Park

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Greg Hart, Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Herons of Stanley Park For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park “home”. The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back to a 1921 photo by Leonard Frank of a colony near Brockton Point. […]

Energy-Saving Staycation in the Fraser Valley

Monday, March 6th, 2017 — 1:32pm PDT
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One of Vancouver’s many virtues is that while it’s a gorgeous city in its own right, it’s also so close to many experiences and getaway destinations. I had the opportunity to plot and plan my own staycation recently, driving out to Cultus Lake to hang out with friends for the weekend. The catch? I was […]

Hummingbirds in Winter, in Vancouver

Saturday, February 11th, 2017 — 9:54am PDT
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We’re one of the most northerly places to have hummingbirds year round, explains the Stanley Park Ecology Society in this month’s guest post about Hummingbirds in Winter, in Vancouver

6 Ways to Save Over the Holidays

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 — 9:00am PDT
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This is one time of year where we really start watching our spending (and our waistlines) with so much to do, so many gifts to give, and so much delicious food to eat. It’s tough to stay on budget, but there are a few ways to avoid breaking the bank while still having a lot […]

Stanley Park Windstorm 10 Year Anniversary

Monday, December 12th, 2016 — 9:12am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Patricia Thomson, Executive Director for the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last five years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where they contribute and share stories with […]