Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Wetlands at Work in Stanley Park


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

Join the Stanley Park BioBlitz


Saturday, July 8th, 2017 — 9:58am PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Alyx Coulter, SPES BioBlitz Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). From Small to Tall in Stanley Park While most of us just stroll through the grooves and groves of Stanley Park, there are countless creatures that call it home. From the old growth giants of the […]

5 Picnic Spots in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, May 18th, 2017 — 10:36am PDT
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It was a gloriously (rare) sunny weekend in April when John and I hopped into the Ford Fusion Energi to go on an adventure. First stop, the farmers market for picnic provisions. Next stop, a local park with trails, streams, and a spot to eat our locally-acquired lunch. I recently had the opportunity to take […]

TD Common Ground Project: Surrey’s Forsyth Park and New TD Nature Play Area


Monday, May 8th, 2017 — 7:35am PDT
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Growing up in Surrey the City’s slogan was “City of Parks”, and did my siblings, friends and I ever take advantage of that! We had a park in our neighbourhood and it was home to after-school play, our first bike rides, games we invented on the old wooden playground (complete with chain-link bridges under which […]

Kanaka Creek Regional Park


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 — 1:02pm PDT
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I love local parks almost as much as I love local history, so I thought since the sun is (currently) shining, I’ll start up my Metro Vancouver Park Series again to give you some inspiration for your adventures this season. Today’s feature is Kanaka Creek Regional Park in Maple Ridge. Kanaka Creek Regional Park Location: […]

A New Park in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 3:00pm PDT
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Last week, Metro Vancouver announced the creation of a new 75-hectare (185-acre) regional park on the slopes of Grouse Mountain that includes the popular Grouse Grind, BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) and a portion of the Baden-Powell trails within its boundary. A New Park in Metro Vancouver Effective May 1, 2017, the new park will become […]

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