Archive for the category "environment"

6 Ways to Save Over the Holidays


Thursday, December 15th, 2016 — 9:00am PST
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This is one time of year where we really start watching our spending (and our waistlines) with so much to do, so many gifts to give, and so much delicious food to eat. It’s tough to stay on budget, but there are a few ways to avoid breaking the bank while still having a lot […]

Stanley Park Windstorm 10 Year Anniversary


Monday, December 12th, 2016 — 9:12am PST
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This post has been contributed by Patricia Thomson, Executive Director for the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last five years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where they contribute and share stories with […]

Mushrooms in Stanley Park


Sunday, September 11th, 2016 — 10:14am PST
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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach


Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 — 10:15am PST
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The Vancouver Airport Authority in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium will be holding the annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach on Sunday, September 18th. Last year the volunteer-driven event had over 300 people show up to help remove over 700kg of waste from the shorelines! Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach Where: […]

Never Flush Wipes: My Morning at a Metro Vancouver Wastewater Pump Station


Thursday, July 14th, 2016 — 9:14am PST
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It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it! On a bright and sunny summer morning I met up with a team of Metro Vancouver workers and engineers at Metro Vancouver’s Port Moody Pump Station and I’m not going to lie; I expected it to smell a lot worse than it did. The station, […]

Alpine Blossom Festival at Sun Peaks


Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 — 9:41am PST
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Sun Peaks is hosting one of the most Instagrammable festivals around at the end of the month. The Alpine Blossom Festival combines music, entertainment, yoga, outdoor movies, and those wonderful bouncy castles, with the enjoyment of the natural beauty that springs to life in the alpine at this time of year. Alpine Blossom Festival at […]