Archive of posts tagged "SPES Saturday"

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 […]

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 […]

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