Archive of posts tagged "nature"

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 […]

Guided Nature Walks Around Metro Vancouver


Monday, April 3rd, 2017 — 9:56am PDT
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You can learn something new with every footstep you take in our remarkable coastal rainforests, especially if you do so under the guidance of knowledgeable volunteers and experts. Here are just a few ways the whole family can connect with, and learn about, nature this season: Guided Nature Walks Around Metro Vancouver Surrey Join guided […]

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. […]

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