• 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.

Farewell, Patricia!

On behalf of the board, staff and volunteers, we extend a heartfelt farewell to longtime SPES Executive Director Patricia Thomson. … More

Kids go wild in Stanley Park

This summer, 96 nature-curious kids came to Stanley Park to enjoy the outdoors and have fun in nature. Our unique … More

Ghost Train time!

“Creatures of the Night”, one of SPES’s longest running programs, returns to the Stanley Park Ghost Train plaza for another … More

Join Our Board!

The Stanley Park Ecology Society Board of Directors is seeking qualified and interested members with Board experience who are interested … More

We’re All About Birds This Summer!

We are celebrating all things bird alongside the International Ornithological Congress and Vancouver International Bird Festival on August 19-26, 2018.  … More

Beautiful but Deadly

The flashy blooms of yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus) rim Lost Lagoon and Beaver Lake at this time of year…but … More

When You Find a Baby Bird…

Summer is here filled with warm weather, delicious berries, and young fledglings hopping on the ground.  For many species of … More

Meet Your Stanley Park Hosts

Throughout July and August the Park fills up with visitors and knowledgeable volunteers to answer all their burning ecology-based questions! … More

Top Tier Partners

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