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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. […]

One Coquitlam Park You’ve Got to Visit This Month


Thursday, March 9th, 2017 — 11:23am PDT
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Runners, rev your engines. Whether you’re eager to burn off some extra calories or are training for the fast-approaching race season, add some variety to your routine by exploring new trails in Coquitlam. Mundy Park One Coquitlam Park You’ve Got to Visit This Month One must-see destination is Mundy Park, which is luring runners and […]

10 Reasons to Bookmark Coquitlam’s 2017 Travel Guide


Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 — 10:33am PDT
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From fishing at Lafarge Lake to shopping at Coquitlam Centre or running in Mundy Park, Coquitlam boasts all the amenities of a big city, while nestled on the edge of nature. Don’t know where to start? Coquitlam has just released its 48-page Travel & Experience Guide offering the hottest event info and insider tips. Here […]

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

Family Day Fun and Valentine’s Date Ideas in Coquitlam


Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 — 9:40am PDT
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Entertain your kids and woo your Valentine in Coquitlam this month! Coquitlam is the place to be in the coming weeks, with a host of crafty events, Family Day activities, date night options and a popular francophone festival providing endless entertainment opportunities. Here are some ideas to keep the children, your sweetheart and even your […]

Is It Safe to Skate on Lost Lagoon?


Saturday, January 14th, 2017 — 9:26am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Katherine Town, Vancouver lifeguard stationed at Lost Lagoon, on behalf of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last six years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where […]