Archive of posts tagged "hollow tree"

Change of Seasons in Stanley Park

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday our morning workout turned into a 2 hour power-walk in and around Stanley Park. I packed a camera with me since it had been a while since I was able to check back on the restoration progress in the park and more specifically, I wanted to see how the Merilees Trail looked now [see […]

Save the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago the Park Board met to discuss the fate of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park as it began to lean – becoming a safety hazard for visitors to its site. The results of this meeting in March had the Park Board come to the conclusion that there were only two options, […]

Bionic Hollow Tree for Stanley Park

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Hollow Tree in Stanley Park is a tourist favourite. On the West side of Stanley Park Drive, it’s a frequent stopping zone and photo op. During the storms of 2006, the tree was weakened beyond already being hollow at the base, and the Parks Board would now like to spend $200,000 to restore it. […]