Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Shooting Stars to Country Celebrations: Upcoming Events in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks


Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 — 12:36pm PDT
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Metro Vancouver Regional Parks have tidal pools, shorelines, cottonwoods, wetlands, historic sites, and even places for meteor shower viewing! While you might be familiar with their picnic areas, beaches and hiking trails, did you know that these recreational nature destinations also host dozens of family-friendly activities throughout the year? I’ve picked out 6 of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Picnic Spots in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, May 18th, 2017 — 10:36am PDT
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It was a gloriously (rare) sunny weekend in April when John and I hopped into the Ford Fusion Energi to go on an adventure. First stop, the farmers market for picnic provisions. Next stop, a local park with trails, streams, and a spot to eat our locally-acquired lunch. I recently had the opportunity to take […]

TD Common Ground Project: Surrey’s Forsyth Park and New TD Nature Play Area


Monday, May 8th, 2017 — 7:35am PDT
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Growing up in Surrey the City’s slogan was “City of Parks”, and did my siblings, friends and I ever take advantage of that! We had a park in our neighbourhood and it was home to after-school play, our first bike rides, games we invented on the old wooden playground (complete with chain-link bridges under which […]