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SKOOKUM Festival: New Festival Coming to Stanley Park

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Producers of Squamish Valley Music Festival are launching new festival experience in British Columbia next September. Located on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, Stanley Park will be home to this brand new three-day SKOOKUM Festival that will celebrate diversity and creativity and showcase some of the very best in […]

Ceperley: From Meadow to Marsh in Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). If you’ve walked from Lost Lagoon to Second Beach recently you might have wondered why the landscape at Ceperley Meadow has changed from mown grass to scrub and shrubs. Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park. Kathleen Stormont/SPES This isn’t […]

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train 2017

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This year’s Stanley Park Ghost Train theme is the Alien Invasion. Be prepared to be abducted to an unearthly, fantastical, and strange world. Journey into the restricted zones and witness the landing. Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train Explore the haunted maze, do arts and crafts, visit with the Stanley Park Ecology Society and browse the […]

The Creature from Lost Lagoon

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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, SPES Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Over 33,000 people on Facebook have viewed it. A select few have held it. Many have reported on it. Here’s some accurate information about Stanley Park’s bizarre discovery this past August… The Lost Lagoon bryozoan, Pectinatella magnifica. […]

Wetlands at Work in Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by the Kathleen Stormont, SPES Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). It may be sunny and dry in Vancouver right now, but we all know that will change come the fall. With over a meter of rainfall in Vancouver each year, storm water management is a key […]

Ride the Stanley Park Urban Forest Train This Summer

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There’s fun beyond the beaches and picnic areas in Stanley Park this summer as the Stanley Park Urban Forest Train rides the miniature railway until September 4th. The Urban Forest Train is a 12 minute narrated journey that introduces visitors to the history, flora, and fauna of the park. Stanley Park Urban Forest Train When: […]