Archive of posts tagged "nature"

Shark Week at the Vancouver Aquarium


Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 — 8:42am PDT
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Saluting Shark Week, the Vancouver Aquarium is inviting visitors to get up close with these fierce yet fascinating animals with a Shark Week Giveaway from Saturday, July 22 to Sunday, July 30 and a chance to experience an exclusive feeding with sharks or stingrays (‘flattened’ shark cousins). Perfect for those intrigued by sharks and stingrays, […]

Join the Stanley Park BioBlitz


Saturday, July 8th, 2017 — 9:58am PDT
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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 […]

Tackling Invasive Plants in Stanley Park


Monday, June 12th, 2017 — 8:40am PDT
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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 […]

Nesting Birds of Stanley Park


Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 — 10:13am PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Nesting Birds of Stanley Park We all have a mental picture of our dream home. For some it’s a city penthouse overlooking Coal Harbour, for others a cabin deep in the forest or perhaps a quiet townhouse […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 — 9:52am PDT
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Share your photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram for possible feature. Today’s image is from Ann Hung: Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day View more photography posts on Miss604 along with the Vancouver Photos of the Week – and be sure to tag your photos with #Photos604!

The Biggest Trees in Stanley Park


Saturday, April 8th, 2017 — 10:16am PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Stanley Park Ecology Society, and edited by Edited by Kathleen Stormont, SPES Communications Specialist. The Biggest Trees in Stanley Park Many of our province’s biggest trees are found right in Stanley Park, just a walk from downtown Vancouver! 150 years ago the Lower Mainland would have been covered […]