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Important Update from SPES

Dear Supporters and Friends,  The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, supporters, friends, and guests is of utmost importance to … 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

Coyote Conflicts in Stanley Park

Food Handouts Lead to Heartbreaking Outcomes for Wildlife SPES began 2021 with a difficult wildlife situation that quickly escalated over … More

Job Posting: Executive Director

REPORTS TO Board of Directors Description  The Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) has been promoting awareness of and respect for … More

Working for Wetlands

SPES’s “Freshwater Initiatives in Stanley Park” project supports critical wetland habitat Lakes, streams, bogs, wet meadows and ponds comprise Stanley … More

Welcome to Wetlands 101!

If you are curious about wetlands – what they are, where they are, and what’s happening to them – this … More

Be Bat Aware!

The BC Community Bat Program is reminding people to please report any bat activity seen this winter and please keep any dead bat so it … More

Wilbur Heron Ornaments

Welcome a little winged friend into your home for the holidays as an adorable decoration, and a reminder of your … More

State of the Park Report 2020

The State of the Park Report for the Ecological Integrity of Stanley Park 2020 (SOPEI) is now available here! SPES … More

NEW! Stanley Park Life List

Stanley Park is home to many organisms. Knowing what lives here helps us protect them and support their habitat needs. … More

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