Archive of posts tagged "SPES Saturday"

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

Is It Safe to Skate on Lost Lagoon?


Saturday, January 14th, 2017 — 9:26am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Katherine Town, Vancouver lifeguard stationed at Lost Lagoon, on behalf of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last six years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where […]

Stanley Park Windstorm 10 Year Anniversary


Monday, December 12th, 2016 — 9:12am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Patricia Thomson, Executive Director for the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last five years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where they contribute and share stories with […]