• 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.


Green Gifting

Give a Stanley Park Nature Experience! Order an outdoor nature experience for your loved ones this holiday season and we will mail … More

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Stanley Park Causeway Update

CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS@ East Sidewalk (as of October 30 2015): Pedestrian and Cycling Safety Improvements The approved Causeway sidewalk safety widening … More


Buddying Up with Beavers

By Paul Higginson, SPES Conservation Technician. Coming to Canada from England, my knowledge of Canada’s national animal was minimal. I … More


Not-so-hideous Gomphidius

By Thomas Slatter. The majority of mushrooms and fungi go unnoticed, they burst from the ground and trees in the … More

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Going Batty in Stanley Park

By June Pretzer. Brand new bat colony discovered! In June this year volunteer Jenn Barret and members of SCBAT (South … More



Get active in the outdoors and learn about mother nature at the same time! Join Roy Jantzen at SPES’ AGM … More


A Whale of a Time

By Thomas Slatter, SPES Communications Volunteer Walking along the Stanley Park seawall in the autumnal air, eeking the most out … More

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Banishing the Bamboo

Bamboo is notorious for invading and overrunning backyard gardens with its aggressive underground rhizomes (roots). In Stanley Park, the bamboo’s wandering … More


Causeway Update

Sidewalk safety improvements for pedestrian and cycling access along the Stanley Park Causeway will be undertaken by the Ministry of … More


The Great Climate Race

Sun + Run = Funding Global warming is an issue that impacts everyone, so be a part of the solution: … More

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Fall Under the Waves

by Michael Murray, SPES Communications Volunteer The next time you’re in Stanley Park admiring the changing colours that have come … More

SDC August 2015 Walk along the Sea Wall

Young Campers Explore Stanley Park

by Terri Brownell, SPES Community Events Coordinator After months of careful planning and preparation, the SPES Public Education and Outreach … More

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