• Join an educational Nature Walk

    a two hour easy walking tour in Stanley Park

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  • Playing a leadership role

    in the stewardship of Stanley Park’s ecology

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  • 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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Eaglets get a second chance

In July, two juvenile eagles in Stanley Park were rescued by the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (O.W.L.) after the young … More

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What’s this?

You are looking at the underside of a Douglas fir tree needle. Can you believe the detail? You may have … More

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The Fungus Among Us

The fungus is definitely among us, and this fall is a great time to get out and discover the vast … More


Netting bats in the Park

As summer ends , some of the bigger bats of Stanley Park, like the Hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus),  will start … More

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Wading in for Wetlands

On a sunny Thursday in July, HSBC staff doffed their suits and pulled on rubber boots and gloves to support the … More

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What’s this?

This photo, taken from our new dissecting microscope funded by TDFEF,  shows the veins of a decaying leaf, also called … More


They camped where?!

At some point in your life you may have thought: Wouldn’t it be great to camp in Stanley Park – … More

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Heron Update: Time to Fly!

The Stanley Park heron colony is an exciting place to be right now.  Many of the chicks are 12-14 weeks … More

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Ask an EcoRanger

Throughout July and August, SPES’ EcoRangers will be roving Stanley Park providing visitors with nature interpretation, wildlife viewing tips and advice, … More

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Wetlands Working for You!

With over a meter of rain fall in Vancouver each year, storm water management is a key priority for city planners … More

Photo Credit: Michael Schmidt

Eye on Eagles

Summer is upon us and so are our newest eaglets of 2016! Currently, two of the three nesting pairs in … More

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