• 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.

Spring Break Eco Camps

This Spring Break, two groups of enthusiastic campers took on an exciting and educational adventure in Stanley Park. SPES led … More

April 17: Love a bat!

Bat Appreciation Day occurs annually on April 17th.  April is a great time of the year to observe bats, as they … More

You otter see beavers!

During March, SPES is hosting evening guided walks to offer a glimpse of the beavers in Stanley Park. Guests will … More

They’re back!

(Cover photo: Martin Passchier) What better day than the Spring Equinox to announce the return of the Pacific Great Blue … More

Just keep diggin….

Stanley Park Ecology Society’s EcoStewards is a fun, free, volunteer-led event which happens every second and fourth Saturday of the … More

Fur flies in Stanley Park!

It hasn’t been spotted in Stanley Park for over a decade, but on February 24, 2019, we received documented evidence … More

What’s This?

Is it a reptile’s skin? A snake’s? A lizard’s? Or maybe those are fish scales? It is the skin of … More

Art + Science = Conservation

Thanks to support from the Greenest City Grants program, SPES’s Youth4Nature program is making a difference for wildlife habitats in … More

Tiny swallows, big flight!

Swallows will soon be landing in Stanley Park to breed. Violet-green Swallows, who return to their nesting grounds much earlier … More

A house for all seasons

(Cover Photo: Michael Schmidt) When summer ends, the throng of tourists retreat from Stanley Park and locals put up their … More

Thank You!!

A big “High 5” to our wonderful donors who came through for Stanley Park wildlife and ecosystems in 2018! Your … More

What’s this?

What’s this? Is it your grandma’s old sweater? Maybe some dried grass? Or fur? But what kind of fur?? If … More

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