• 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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    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.

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On Tuesday August 29th, volunteers, staff and board members came together for an evening of celebration in the stunning setting … More

How Low Can It Go?

Lost Lagoon’s shores are extending into “beaches” as water levels dip during Vancouver’s dry summer. Park Board biologist Nick Page … More

Ceperley Meadow: A Necessary Mess

Less frequent mowing and increased beaver activity are encouraging the emergence of valuable wetland habitat in this low-lying meadow.  The … More

Stanley Park BioBlitz Results

Stanley Park Ecology Society hosted its third BioBlitz on August 12th and 13th as part of the national celebration of … More

Summer Camp Stories

This summer, EcoDetectives day camps overflowed with enthusiastic outdoor fun! Campers ages 7-11 explored Stanley Park as EcoDetectives, investigating nature, … More

The Creature from Lost Lagoon

Over 33,000 people on Facebook have viewed it. A select few have held it. Here’s more information about it! … … More

Stanley Park’s Beautiful Bog

If you asked people what habitats Stanley Park is famous for they might suggest forest, rocky shorelines, lakes and even … More

BioBlitz the Park!

Ever wonder what animals are living in the tree tops of Stanley Park?  How about under the waves just off … More

What’s This?

A cache of skulls? Could this be the leftovers from a feast for crows…?  You are looking at the contents … More

School Programs Wrap Up

Thanks to all teachers who booked with us for the 2016/17 school year! With your help we delivered: 224 field trips to … More

The Strife with Loosestrife

Winning the battle against Lythrum salicaria: Purple loosestrife, a highly invasive riparian invasive species in our region, has plagued the habitats … More

Summer at the Nature House

On a rainy spring weekday, the entire Public Education & Outreach team undertook “The Great Nature House Cleanup”—mounting new walls, … More

Giant and Dangerous!

Giant hogweed is a harmful invasive plant that exists in a few managed locations in Stanley Park. The fast-growing perennial … More

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  • We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia