Archive of posts tagged "parks"

The Most Photographed Islet in Vancouver

January 4th, 2016 @ 9:21am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m going to go ahead and declare Whyte Islet, off of Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver, the most photographed little island in the region. Surrounded by water at high tide, and within walking distance from the pebbly beach when waters retreat, its position in front of glowing sunsets make it such a photogenic outcropping of […]

Parks Canada Camping Reservations Open in January

December 29th, 2015 @ 9:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

From arctic wilderness and prairie grasses, to coastal rainforests, the world’s highest tides, and UNESCO sites. Canada’s 46 National Parks are all unique and they’re here for us to protect, and enjoy. Starting in January, you can start planning your spring, summer, and fall camping as the Parks Canada online reservation system launches. Parks Canada […]

Enjoy Manning Park This Winter

December 16th, 2015 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“When it’s ugly and raining in the (Fraser) Valley, and you think there’s no where to go or nothing to do, chances are Manning has snow – and it’s a winter wonderland up here.” Robyn Barker is one of the many friendly faces I met this past weekend at Manning Park — a Provincial Park […]

Removing Scotch Broom in Stanley Park

December 12th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Samuel Cousins, Stewardship Coordinator 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 their news, events, and work so […]

Best of Surrey: Surrey Leader Readers’ Choice Awards

December 1st, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our local weekly papers have some excellent readers’ choice awards which can be referenced throughout the year if you’re looking for the Best Spa, Best Car Dealership, Best Brunch, or Best Take-Out. There’s the Straight’s Best of Vancouver, Westender’s Best of the City, the dining issues of each, and also the Surrey Leader Readers’ Choice […]