Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Top 5 Rainy Day Hikes Near Vancouver


Thursday, May 17th, 2018 — 9:18am PDT
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Stephen Hui’s Top 5 rainy day hikes near Vancouver, which are all picks from his new guidebook, 105 Hikes in and around Southwestern British Columbia, published by Greystone Books.

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!

30th Anniversary of the Stanley Park Ecology Society


Saturday, February 10th, 2018 — 11:19am PDT
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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 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.

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


Monday, November 20th, 2017 — 9:26am PDT
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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 PDT
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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 […]

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