• 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.

SPES AGM, Nov.6…Special Presentation

To pre-register for the AGM or for more information, please contact Kathleen at 604-718-6523 or sponsors@stanleyparkecology.ca    

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On Tuesday August 29th, volunteers, staff and board members came together for an evening of celebration in the stunning setting … More

How Low Can It Go?

Lost Lagoon’s shores are extending into “beaches” as water levels dip during Vancouver’s dry summer. Park Board biologist Nick Page … More

Ceperley Meadow: A Necessary Mess

Less frequent mowing and increased beaver activity are encouraging the emergence of valuable wetland habitat in this low-lying meadow.  The … More

Stanley Park BioBlitz Results

Stanley Park Ecology Society hosted its third BioBlitz on August 12th and 13th as part of the national celebration of … More

Summer Camp Stories

This summer, EcoDetectives day camps overflowed with enthusiastic outdoor fun! Campers ages 7-11 explored Stanley Park as EcoDetectives, investigating nature, … More

The Creature from Lost Lagoon

Over 33,000 people on Facebook have viewed it. A select few have held it. Here’s more information about it! … … More

Stanley Park’s Beautiful Bog

If you asked people what habitats Stanley Park is famous for they might suggest forest, rocky shorelines, lakes and even … More

BioBlitz the Park!

Ever wonder what animals are living in the tree tops of Stanley Park?  How about under the waves just off … More

What’s This?

A cache of skulls? Could this be the leftovers from a feast for crows…?  You are looking at the contents … More

School Programs Wrap Up

Thanks to all teachers who booked with us for the 2016/17 school year! With your help we delivered: 224 field trips to … More

The Strife with Loosestrife

Winning the battle against Lythrum salicaria: Purple loosestrife, a highly invasive riparian invasive species in our region, has plagued the habitats … More

Summer at the Nature House

On a rainy spring weekday, the entire Public Education & Outreach team undertook “The Great Nature House Cleanup”—mounting new walls, … More

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