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Party for THE Park

On February 1, beat the mid-winter blues with energizing live music, dancing, Silent Auction, cash bar and a crackling fireplace … More

Barrow's goldeneye duck floating in a pond

Barrow’s goldeneye are back

Right now, Barrow’s goldeneye ducks are arriving in large numbers along Stanley Park’s shores. They feed on the blue mussels that cling to the rocks and will spend the whole winter in and around the English Bay – Burrard Inlet Important Bird Area (IBA) of Canada. More

Return of the winter birds

Stanley Park, and its coastal waters, are beginning to see the return of the overwintering birds. These birds have come … More

Liron Gertsman

Youngest bird monitoring volunteer wins contest

SPES’ youngest bird monitoring volunteer, 12-year old Liron Gertsman, was the happy recipient of a recent prize given by the online birding website eBird for submitting the 100 millionth observation to their database. More

Telus Day of Service

On Saturday May 26, 2012, 111 Telus employees helped Stanley Park Ecology Society’ stewardship team remove invasive English Ivy during … More

Cob House Roof Makeover

To help accomplish SPES’s strategic goal to “Operate a fiscally, environmentally and socially responsible organization” several of the staff have … More