SPES in the News

SPES in the news

These are links to a selection of recent stories covering the work that Stanley Park Ecology Society is involved with.

Radio Interview – Lost Lagoon’s Blob with Maria Egerton

Vancouver is Awesome ─ Lessons from the Blob of Lost Lagoon

Vancouver Courrier, June 25, 2018 – Nature Ninjas program lets kids camp in Stanley Park

The Star Vancouver, June 9, 2018 − Vancouver residents warn neighbours about coyotes preying on outdoor cats

The Star Vancouver, May 25, 2018 – For at-risk herons, ‘keep your friends close and your enemies closer’ takes on a new meaning

Global News, May 18, 2018 – How to stay safe around a coyote.

CBC News, May 18, 2018 – Q&A: Most coyotes in cities don’t want you to see them, says biologist

CBC News, May 17, 2018 − ‘I swung around and hit it right in the jaw’: Woman recalls fighting off coyote that attacked dog

Vancouver Courier, May 16, 2018 – Wily coyotes on the prowl across Vancouver during birthing season

CTV News Vancouver, May 16, 2018 − 3-year-old Burnaby boy ‘looked like he was dying’ after coyote attack: mother

Jobs Emplois on Twitter, May 13, 2018 – Stanley Park Ecology Society Camp Leaders

Vancouver is Awesome, May 8, 2018  ̶  The Blob of Lost Lagoon to live again on the Discovery Channel

News 1130, April 21, 2018 – Earth Day ‘more relevant than ever’: environmental group

Inside Vancouver, April 20, 2018 – Celebrate Earth Day with a Green Birthday Bash in Stanley Park

Youtube, April 9, 2018 – Spencer speaks about the Stanley Park Ecological Society for Earth Day

CTV News Vancouver, March 15, 2018 – Heron cams back online as colony returns to Stanley Park

The Voice, March 11, 2018 − Coyotes Come To Town

CBC News, February 22, 2018 – Flavour adventure: what does Stanley Park taste like?

CBC News, February 10, 2018 – Winter wanderings: how Stanley Park wildlife survive the cold

Vancouver Courier, January 16, 2018 – Stanley Park brewery falls flat with advocacy group

The Georgia Straight, January 16, 2018 – New Stanley Park Brewing restaurant at former Fish House site faces opposition

City of Vancouver, January 15, 2018 – Archived – New restaurant soon to open in historic Stanley Park location

Burnaby Now, January 12, 2018 − Society studying coyote activity in Burnaby

CBC News, December 29, 2017 – A girl-grabbing sea lion, a pink horse and a blob: B.C.’s best animal stories

Vancouver Sun, December 22, 2017 – Study looking for Vancouver volunteers for ‘coyote cam’

Scribol, December 13, 2017 – A Canadian Lagoon Is Being Overrun By These Bizarre Creatures That Look Like Brains

CBC News, November 28, 2017 – Ecologists at Stanley Park call on public to build nest boxes, help save tree swallows

Global News, November 24, 2017 – If you see coyotes in your yard, Vancouver scientists want to help keep them

Maharlika, November 11, 2017 – The Stanley Park blob is gone. But for how long?

Vancouver Courier, November 8, 2017 − Blob of Lost Lagoon is dead, long live blob of Lost Lagoon

Epoch Times, September 22, 2017− Slimy Asexual Brain-Blobs Spotted Heading West

Vancouver is awesome, September 15, 2017 – Buy the Official Stanley Park Blob T-Shirt

Smithsonian, September 7, 2017 − Brain-like Blob Found in Canadian Pond

Newser, September 5, 2017 – ‘Dragon Booger’ Emerges From Lost Lagoon

Science Alert, September 4, 2017 ̶ Bizarre Brain-Like Blobs Discovered Lurking in a Lagoon in Vancouver

International Business Times, September 4, 2017 – Gelatinous Brain-Like Blobs Found in Vancouver Are Actually Ancient Animals

Inquisitr, September 3, 2017 – Scientists Find Brain-Like Blob In Vancouver’s Lost Lagoon, And It’s Alive

Hoyen TV, September 2, 2017 – Mysterious Blobs Are Showing Up In Canada’s Stanley Park Lake

Gizmodo, September 2, 2017 – Alien-Like Blob Found In Lake Is Actually A Living Thing

The Sun, September 1, 2017 − THE BLOB Terrifying blob creature that looks like a BRAIN discovered in a spooky lake called ‘The Lost Lagoon’

Mirror, September 1, 2017 – Slimy brain-like alien blobs found in Canadian lagoon – scientists unsure how they got there

Maclean’s, September 1, 2017 ̶ Behold, the blob of Vancouver’s Lost Lagoon

I4U News, September 1, 2017 – Mysterious Brain-Shaped Creatures Found In Canadian Lagoon

BGR, September 1, 2017 – Massive ‘dragon boogers’ wash ashore in Canada

National Geographic, August 31, 2017 – Mysterious, Brain-Like Blob Found in Lagoon

CBC News, August 30, 2017 – Pet owner creates coyote alert network in East Vancouver

Global News, August 28, 2017 − Meet the Creature from Lost Lagoon: Large ‘blob’ colony found in Stanley Park

CBC News, August 27, 2017 – What the heck is that slimy goop in Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon?

Vancouver Courier, August 24, 2017 ― Fascinating ‘blob’ colony found in Lost Lagoon

CTV News Vancouver, August 24, 2017 – Eagles blamed as number of heron chicks in Stanley Park drops

CBC News, August 24, 2017 – Eagle raids blamed for sharp drop in Stanley Park heron survival

CBC News, August 13, 2017 – A blitz for biology: Mapping B.C.’s wildlife to mark Canada 150

Vancouver Sun, April 22, 2017 – Earth Day events aim to educate and encourage

Thethunderbird.ca, March 30, 2016 – Stanley Park works to nurture herons in centre of the city

CBC News, March 29, 2017 − See a coyote in the Lower Mainland? Help it out by scaring it away

Miss 604, March 5, 2016 – Stanley Park Heron Cam is Now Live

Digital Journal, March 4, 2016 – HD camera broadcasts live feed of heron colony, has 13 angles

Yoyomama, March 4, 2016 – get up close and personal with the stanley park herons

CBC News, March 3, 2016 – Heron cam in Stanley Park will broadcast in HD quality

North Shore News, March 2, 2016 – Tsleil-Waututh Nation unveil plans for Burrard Inlet clean up

Vancouver Sun, February 29, 2016 – Stanley Park causeway’s bike lane, sidewalk upgrade completed

Vancity Buzz, February 26, 2016 – $7-million Stanley Park Causeway bike lane project completed

Vancouver Sun, February 26, 2016 – Vancouver wildlife returning to the city

Scout Magazine, February 18, 2016 – Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

Burnaby Now, February 15, 2016 – Burnaby’s Central Park is safe

Burnaby Now, February 10, 2016 – Burnaby family warns of coyotes in Central Park

Miss 604, February 10, 2016 – 6 Reasons to Become a Stanley Park Ecology Society Member

Miss 604, February 9, 2016 – 5 Most Romantic Places in Stanley Park

Miss 604, January 28, 2016 – The History of Lost Lagoon

Vancouver Sun, January 19, 2016 – Bird enthusiasts to gather for taxidermy session

CBC News, January 11, 2016 – River otters play, groom each other on frozen Lost Lagoon

Vancouver Courier, December 16, 2015 – Winter solstice celebrates rebirth

Tutuz News, December 13, 2015 – If you’re lucky you may spot a bald eagle during the Christmas Bird Count in …

Webacom, December 13, 2015 – Christmas Bird Count for Kids an opportunity to spot hundreds of species

CBC News, December 13, 2015 – Christmas Bird Count for Kids an opportunity to spot hundreds of species

Georgia Straight, December 9, 2015 – Help the environment thrive by supporting Vancouver-based charitable organizations

Vancouver Sun, December 8, 2015 – Otters play at Stanley Park’s frozen Lost Lagoon

Vancity Buzz, December 4, 2015 – Otters play on ice at Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon

CBC News, December 3, 2015 – Otters playing at Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon put on ice show

Miss 604, October 11, 2015 – Flying Squirrels in Stanley Park

Vancity Buzz, September 14, 2015 – Downtown Deer killed in Stanley Park Causeway collision

CTV News, September 14, 2015 – Vancouver’s beloved ‘Downtown Deer’ may have been fatally struck

Jaybanks.ca, September 7, 2015 – Vancouver Tour Review: Stanley Park Discovery Walk

CTV News, August 27, 2015 – Conservation service mulls moving habituated Downtown Deer

Huffington Post, August 13, 2015 – Vancouver Downtown Deer Spotted Hanging Out In Stanley Park

Vancity Buzz, August 12, 2015 – Downtown Vancouver’s famous deer now living in Stanley Park 

Mashable, July 28, 2015 – Lululemon’s new beer makes drunk yoga cooler than ever

Seattle Post, July 23, 2015 –  Yoga pants and beer: Lululemon introduces Curiosity Lager

Newsmax, July 23, 2015 – Lululemon Beer: Yoga Brand Releases ‘Curiosity Lager’ for Sale in Canada

People, July 22, 2015 – Bottoms Up, Yogis! Lululemon is Debuting Its Own Craft Beer

Vancity Buzz, July 21 – A deer spotted running around downtown Vancouver

Vancity Buzz, July 20, 2015 – Lululemon beer coming soon to liquor stores

Miss 604, June 18, 2015 – Stanley Park Summer Day Camps for Kids

Miss 604, June 15, 2015 – Stanley Park Ecology Society’s Native Plant Demonstration Garden

Vancouver Sun, April 28, 2015 – Windstorm brews up some environmental benefits

The Province, April 27, 2015 – Brewery plants $20,000 on ecology society to combat invasive species

CBC News, April 25, 2015 – Aggressive False Creek coyote killed by conservation officers

Georgia Straight, April 25, 2015 – Aggressive coyote reportedly near Granville Island

Georgia Straight, April 15, 2015 – Conservationists warn white-nose syndrome’s arrival in B.C. bat populations only a matter of time

Vancouver Courier, April 14, 2015 – Get Wild About Vancouver and EAT!

AM 730, April 9, 2015 – UPDATE: Public told to avoid toxic oil spill in English Bay, former Kits Coast Guard commander

Vancity Buzz, April 9, 2015 – Cargo ship spills toxic oil in Vancouver’s English Bay

Georgia Straight, March 18, 2015 – Live webcam invades privacy of great blue herons

The Globe and Mail, March 18, 2015 – Wireless cameras put bird’s-eye-view of mating Stanley Park herons online

News 95.7, March 18, 2015 – Wireless cameras put bird’s-eye-view of mating Stanley Park herons online

Global News, March 18, 2015 – Stanley Park’s mating herons debut online

Times Colonist, March 18, 2015 – Nesting of Stanley Park’s blue herons captured by wireless camera

Vancouver Sun, March 13, 2015 – Online survey gauges public attitudes to urban coyotes

Metro, February 12, 2015 – West end coyote is back

Metro, January 20, 2015 – Stop tearing down beaver barriers

CBC News, January 20, 2015 – Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon beaver ‘friend’ urged to stop

Vancouver Sun, December 2, 2014 – Stanley Park Causeway

News 1130, December 2, 2014 – Stanley Park Causeway

The Province, November 17, 2014 – Carter the coyote may be an internet star…

Vancouver Sun, October 28, 2014 – Park board decides to restore Beaver Lake

Metro, September 25, 2014 – Vancouver’s Urban Forests Generate $224M…

The Province, August 28, 2014 – Secrets of Stanley Park

Global News, June 17, 2014 – Stanley Park named ‘top park in the entire world’

Hydro World, June 14, 2014 – Harper Government Invests in Recreational Fisheries…

The Province, May 29, 2014 – Anna’s Hummingbird Chicks Hatch….

Georgia Straight, May 6, 2014 – Oil spill would be “devastating”…

Vancouver Sun, May 2, 2014 – The secret lives of birds

BT Vancouver, April 29, 2014 – Celebrate Bird Week….

The Province, April 17, 2014 – Beware Metro Vancouver Coyotes…

BCIT Update, April 2, 2014 – Fish, Wildlife and Recreation students survey Stanley Park for herptile blitz

The Province, March 27, 2014 – They’ve taken over Britain…

Huffington Post, March 17, 2014 – Rare Albino Salamander…

Vancity Buzz, March 17, 2014 – Pacific great blue herons return to Stanley Park for 14th consecutive year

Vancity Buzz, February 18, 2013 – Stanley Park Brewery invites you to ‘Adopt An Acre’ of Stanley Park

News 1130, October 23, 2012 –  Oil spill impact lasts a lifetime: marine scientist

Metro News, October 10, 2012 – Stanley Park Ecology Society gets $50,000 eco-donation for park revitalization

Vancouver Sun, October 10, 2012 – Birds get a break on anchored logs in Lost Lagoon

Metro News, August 10, 2012 – Urban bald eagles making a comeback in Vancouver

Vancouver Sun, May 22, 2012 – Coyote denning season prompts warning for Vancouver residents

Vancouver Courier, March 9, 2012 – Wing and a prayer

Georgia Straight, August 4, 2010 – Future of Stanley Park’s Beaver Lake is murky

Georgia Straight, June 16, 2010 – Volunteers help keep Vancouver’s ecosystems on track

Vancouver Sun, May 1, 2010 – Aquatic life under threat in Stanley Park

Georgia Straight, June 30, 2009- Adaptable predators thrive across East Vancouver

Vancouver Sun, June 19, 2009 – Raccoons gorging on heron chicks in Stanley Park

Vancouver Sun, January 10, 2009 – Eagles’ nest feared in peril

Seattle Post, April 16, 2008 – Vancouver’s Stanley Park is the queen of urban refuges

Georgia Straight, June 20, 2007 – Sharing the city with wildlife