Earth Day in Stanley Park: Sat, April 23

Lend a hand this Earth Day….

On Saturday, April 23, we’re celebrating Earth Day with “hands-on ecology” in Stanley Park. Join SPES at the Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon for a unique day of art and science, and learn how SPES’ conservation activities support Stanley Park wildlife.

Check out our FREE events for all ages:

Paul low resTree Wrapping & Lost Lagoon Tour 
12:15-1:00 or 2:45-3:30
Find the beavers’ newest lodge and help us protect trees from these busy lake residents.

 

 

ivy volunteerInvasive Plant Pull
12:30-2:30
Flex your muscles and help restore native habitat around Lost Lagoon.

 

 

Sharon Kallis

Invasive Ivy Weaving

Drop-in between 10:00-4:00
Help us re-purpose invasive ivy into useful bionets.

 

 

 

Park Board Chair Sarah Kirby-Yung and MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert will be on hand to kick off the event at 11:00am followed by the official unveiling of our new “Conservation Corner” exhibit in the Nature House at 11:20am.

Free refreshments, crafts for the kids, and chalk drawing fun will round out the day. All events will be based at the Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon at the corner of Chilco & Alberni Streets.

Earth Day (April 22) is celebrated every year with events across Canada and the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection and action. SPES works year-round to manage the impact of 8 million visitors per year on Stanley Park. Your support helps us conserve this natural space for the benefit of visitors and wildlife alike. Click here to donate to SPES .