• 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.

What’s This?

Look at that pattern! What in nature is making it? And what can this pattern tell us? Hint: You are … More

SPES Educators Go Global

Environmental education as a defined field of education has been practiced for many decades, but it is continually evolving. It … More

Glowing Moss!

On a hot, smoky day in mid-August, over a hundred citizen scientists descended upon Stanley Park to take part in … More

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

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