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6 January 2024 @ 9:30 am 11:00 am PST

Location: Nature House

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Since the beginning of December a group of sea lions have been seen in the west side of the Park along Coal and Devonian Harbour. Along with harbour seals and various waterbirds, they have been following an important food source of fish which gather in the Vancouver harbour. Join wildlife photographer and SPES Nature House Educator, Frank Lin, on a leisurely walk around the eastern Seawall as we explore the fascinating world of marine mammals and birds in this urban seascape.      



Accessibility notes: This program requires moving at a moderate pace on the Stanley Park seawall. This is a sidewalk style path that is wheelchair accessible, but susceptible to ice and wind. If you have any questions or input about accessibility, please email publiced@stanleyparkecology.ca            

This program will meet at the Nature House on Lost Lagoon (located near the intersection of Alberni and Chilco Street, underneath the viewing platform) and proceed to Devonian and Coal Harbour to Brockton Point and back. Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign in.

Terms and conditions    

(1) Registration required - NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED.  Fees for this program are based on a sliding scale – you choose what you pay!          

(2) Weather dependent - Please check your email 12 hours before the program date and time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain, or extreme heat. 

(3) Program Availability – Program full or you cannot attend this day or time?  Sign up here to be notified when the program runs in the future.        

(4) Cancellation policy – We refund cancellations due to illness to keep everyone healthy, but the number of recent cancellations is impacting our capacity to run these programs. If you must cancel, please let us know if you need a refund or if you are able to help us offer affordable programs for the public by donating your registration fee. (This is one way we can all subsidize programs in this changing economic climate and ensure these programs are available on a sliding scale.)          

We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples.    

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