• 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.

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

Eagles Getting Broody

It’s already breeding season and we’ve seen and heard lots of bald eagle breeding behaviour just outside our office windows! … More

Bird Songs – Try This!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our monthly Stanley Park bird survey in February. Unexpected snowy weather left the … More

What’s This?

As many of you know, with the changing season, one of the most distinct signs of spring in our coastal … More

TD Bankers Tackle Invasive Species

Taking on the challenge of stewarding Stanley Park’s diverse ecosystems is only possible with hard-working and dedicated volunteers that join … More

River Otters Revealed

If you’re a regular visitor to Lost Lagoon, chances are you’ve come across Stanley Park’s playful river otters sliding on … More

Wild Coyotes. Safe Pets.

Coyotes living across Vancouver will be giving birth to a new litter of pups this spring.  To prepare for their … More

Is Anybody Home Yet?

For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park, “home.”  The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back … More

Condos in Stanley Park

With bee populations in decline throughout British Columbia and beyond, SPES is helping to protect one of Stanley Park’s most … More

Celebrating Solstice in Style

In the midst of a bewildering cold snap and more snow than Vancouver could handle, the Stanley Park Ecology Society … More

What’s this?

This hairy leg belongs to… …a crane fly! What you see here is the tibia of one of their six … More

Taxidermy Trot!

Throughout the year, a great horned owl, a northern pygmy owl, and a common merganser are just a few of … More

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