Archive of posts tagged "nature"

The Creature from Lost Lagoon


Saturday, September 9th, 2017 — 4:02pm PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Kathleen Stormont, SPES Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Over 33,000 people on Facebook have viewed it. A select few have held it. Many have reported on it. Here’s some accurate information about Stanley Park’s bizarre discovery this past August… The Lost Lagoon bryozoan, Pectinatella […]

Wetlands at Work in Stanley Park


Saturday, July 29th, 2017 — 8:38am PDT
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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 […]

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 […]