• Connecting people with nature

    for inspiration, engagement and empowerment

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    Image © Peter Woods
  • Playing a leadership role

    in the stewardship of Stanley Park’s ecology

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    Image © Peter Woods
  • Engaging the community

    in collaborative research, education and conservation

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  • Working for wildlife

    by restoring habitat and managing for biodiversity

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    Image © Mark T. White

Our Mission

Stanley Park Ecology Society promotes awareness of and respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through collaborative initiatives in education, research and conservation.

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Filling in the Forest

While many locals may think of Stanley Park as a robust, old-growth forest, it is in fact an ecosystem that … More

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Bringing Back a Creek

SPES is working on a major project under partial funding support by Environment Canada to restore the landscape around Beaver … More

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A Poem for the Park

On a warm April day, a poem appeared in chalk on the pavement above the Stanley Park Nature House. Whimsical … More

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Vancouver Bird Week 2014

From bird nerd to bird curious, from wise old owl to adventurous tot, there is an event for everyone during … More

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‘Birds and Windows’ Project

Birds and windows don’t mix! Find out how you can help researchers reduce bird-window collisions. It has been estimated that … More

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The herons are back!

We are delighted to report that the Pacific great blue herons have returned to their current nest site in Stanley … More

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Restoration work at Beaver Creek

If you have been walking near Beaver Lake recently you might have seen Stanley Park Ecology Society staff and  volunteers … More

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