Collaborative leadership in environmental education, research, and conservation in Stanley Park.

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Support invasive species management and the stewardship of Stanley Park alongside a group of enthusiastic volunteers.

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Giving Tuesday, November 29th, kicks off our favourite time of year! On this day and throughout the holiday season, you can make a positive difference for wildlife in Stanley Park….

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Inside a wood duck nest box…

SPES installed four wood duck nest boxes around Beaver Lake this year to provide suitable environments for wood ducks to nest sheltered from the elements and predators. Conservation Technician Marisa…

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Teacher Pro-D October 21

Place-Based Teacher Learning  SPES can offer a unique outdoor education day for teachers! Our team is experienced in outdoor place-based learning and can demonstrate how you can take your classroom outside with ease….

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Newly Updated Wildlife Map

Have a sneak peek at SPES’s newly revised wildlife map, soon to be available at the Park Ranger station in Stanley Park! We’ve added a fifth Bald Eagle’s nest, River…

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A beautiful red cedar in Stanley Park

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.

Photo: A red cedar in Spapayeq/Stanley Park (Don Enright)

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