Archive of posts tagged "nature"

10 Free Spring Break Activities in Vancouver


Monday, March 12th, 2018 — 2:04pm PDT
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Free Spring Break Activities in Vancouver: From arts and crafts to nature walks, kids can enjoy free admission at these 10 local attractions during Spring Break (March 2018) including Richmond, Burnaby, Abbotsford, Squamish and more!

Stanley Park Nature House: West End Hidden Gems


Monday, February 26th, 2018 — 4:22pm PDT
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You can visit Vancouver’s only ecology centre, right in the West End on the edge of Lost Lagoon at the Stanley Park Nature House. Operated by the Stanley Park Ecology Society, admission is free!

Super Slime in Stanley Park


Saturday, January 13th, 2018 — 9:16am PDT
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Super Slime in Stanley Park! Slime moulds are not really moulds at all. In fact ‘slime mould’ is just the name given to a group of single celled organisms that, while capable of living independently, have grouped together.

Building a Future for Birds in Stanley Park


Saturday, November 11th, 2017 — 2:30pm PDT
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You can help ensure that swallows remain a part of summer in Stanley Park in the future by supporting the Stanley Park Ecology Society on Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2018

Ceperley: From Meadow to Marsh in Stanley Park


Saturday, October 14th, 2017 — 12:06pm PDT
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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 […]

The Creature from Lost Lagoon


Saturday, September 9th, 2017 — 4:02pm PDT
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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. […]