Archive for the category "guest post"

Wild and Free: Explore Coquitlam Hiking and Events This Summer


Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 — 9:26am PDT
Add a Comment

The best things in (summer) life are free. Think long days of sunlight, wilderness hikes and big-name concerts – including Bif Naked and The Matinée – at Coquitlam’s new outdoor stage! Just a half-hour SkyTrain ride from Vancouver, you can join the thousands who will be flocking to Lafarge Lake-Douglas station this month for free […]

Wetlands at Work in Stanley Park


Saturday, July 29th, 2017 — 8:38am PDT
Add a Comment

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
Add a Comment

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 […]

Free Outdoor Music Takes the Stage in Coquitlam


Thursday, July 6th, 2017 — 11:02am PDT
Add a Comment

Free outdoor music! Need I say more? Coquitlam is amping up its entertainment offerings this summer with a number of concerts and festivals centred at its amphitheatre-style stage at Town Centre Park. Think live music in the open air, the scent of coconut sunscreen, and picnic blankets spread out over the grass. This is summertime […]

Tackling Invasive Plants in Stanley Park


Monday, June 12th, 2017 — 8:40am PDT
Add a Comment

This post has been contributed by the Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Tackling Invasive Plants in Stanley Park If you’ve visited Stanley Park over the last few weeks you’ll be aware that it’s growing season. Many of the flowering plants are in bloom and new growth is everywhere. Unfortunately […]