Archive of posts tagged "parks"

30th Anniversary of the Stanley Park Ecology Society


Saturday, February 10th, 2018 — 11:19am PST
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It’s the 30th anniversary of the Stanley Park Ecology Society! This month’s guest post has been contributed by Ben Hill.

Super Slime in Stanley Park


Saturday, January 13th, 2018 — 9:16am PST
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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.

Now Open: Surrey’s Forsyth Park and New TD Nature Play Area


Monday, November 20th, 2017 — 9:26am PST
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Thanks to the TD Common Ground Project, Forsyth Park opened to the public in Surrey, BC in October of 2017. Forsyth Park features the TD Nature Play Area and is located between 108 Ave and 104 Ave, 140th St and 139th St.

Shooting Stars to Country Celebrations: Upcoming Events in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks


Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 — 12:36pm PST
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Metro Vancouver Regional Parks have tidal pools, shorelines, cottonwoods, wetlands, historic sites, and even places for meteor shower viewing! While you might be familiar with their picnic areas, beaches and hiking trails, did you know that these recreational nature destinations also host dozens of family-friendly activities throughout the year? I’ve picked out 6 of the […]

Wetlands at Work in Stanley Park


Saturday, July 29th, 2017 — 8:38am PST
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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 […]