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SPES Saturday: Stanley Park Herons

March 21st, 2015 @ 8:28am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Robyn Worcester, Biologist and former Conservation Programs Manager with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share […]

Grey Squirrels in Stanley Park

March 12th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spring has sprung early in Vancouver and the tree branches outside my window in the West End are a hive of activity. Birds in nests, green buds ready to create summer’s canopy, and squirrels leaping from limb to limb, excitedly foraging for the season. One of the creatures I see most often is the fluffy […]

Stanley Park Ecology Society: Meet The Spotted Towhee

February 14th, 2015 @ 6:14pm by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Don Enright, Volunteer and Past President with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

RunGo Dash for Dogs

January 21st, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The RunGo app, a running app with turn-by-turn instructions for popular running routes in cities like Vancouver, London, New York, and Seattle, is hosting the Dash for Dogs in February. This is a guided 10km, 5km or 2km run or walk through Stanley Park with 100% of proceeds going to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs. […]

SPES Saturday: Putting the Chill Back in Winter

January 10th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Gifts for Stanley Park: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 18th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and its volunteers work hard to conserve, protect, educate and research to ensure that Stanley Park remains a bastion of natural wonder and beauty, and the Best Park in the World. If you’ve followed Miss604 online — whether on the blog, Twitter, or Instagram — you’ll know how much […]

SPES Saturday: The Holly and The Ivy

December 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Tracking Down the Stanley Park Pictograph Rock

December 10th, 2014 @ 1:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m often asked about how busy I am, what events I’m attending, and which trips I’m taking next all for the sake of my blog. It seems like a pretty glamorous life but honestly I am most happy when I can sit at home my desk with a hot cup of coffee, look out at […]