Archive for the category "environment"

Herons of Stanley Park


Saturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Greg Hart, Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Herons of Stanley Park For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park “home”. The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back to a 1921 photo by Leonard Frank of a colony near Brockton Point. […]

Energy-Saving Staycation in the Fraser Valley


Monday, March 6th, 2017 — 1:32pm PDT
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One of Vancouver’s many virtues is that while it’s a gorgeous city in its own right, it’s also so close to many experiences and getaway destinations. I had the opportunity to plot and plan my own staycation recently, driving out to Cultus Lake to hang out with friends for the weekend. The catch? I was […]

Hummingbirds in Winter, in Vancouver


Saturday, February 11th, 2017 — 9:54am PDT
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We’re one of the most northerly places to have hummingbirds year round, explains the Stanley Park Ecology Society in this month’s guest post about Hummingbirds in Winter, in Vancouver

6 Ways to Save Over the Holidays


Thursday, December 15th, 2016 — 9:00am PDT
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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 PDT
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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 PDT
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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, […]