• 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.

You could win $10,000 for SPES!

SPES is in overdrive preparing for a busy summer of research, daycamps, a huge citizen science Bioblitz, habitat stewardship, and … More

Stop the Invasion!

Become a MONTHLY DONOR and help us manage invasive species in Stanley Park:      

Barn Swallows Under Threat

In the eaves of the Stanley Park horse barn of Vancouver’s mounted police squad sit 71 little mud nests belonging to … More

From Muck to Marsh with HSBC

Last year a total of 21 HSBC volunteers helped restore the riparian (shoreline) habitat of Ceperley Creek by removing invasive … More

What’s This?

With spring starting to show its colours, many creatures are making some dramatic appearances in the Park – eagles and … More

Herons Hatching Soon

The Pacific great blue herons returned to their colony by the Park Board offices for the season on March 11th.  … More

Coyote Pups Are Here!

Coyote pups in our area are born in April—or the first week of May at the latest.  After a two … More

Egg Hunts in Stanley Park

If you had your fill of chocolate Easter eggs this past April, Stanley Park offers something a little different: jellied … More

Celebrate Earth Day with SPES!

Think globally while acting locally through our Earth Day celebration at Stanley Park…and enjoy some “earth cookies” on us! Join … More

Celebrate the Forest!

It’s International Day of Forests, or World Forestry Day, on March 21. Celebrate Canada’s greatest urban forest with a walk … More

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