Education, conservation, and research rooted in Stanley Park.

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Hours: 37.5 hours/week Estimated Start Date: ASAP Hourly  wage: $24.72 /hour Benefits: Extended benefits, RRSP, health and vacation leave, hybrid work, free parking Position Description The Mission of Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) is education, conservation and research rooted in Stanley Park. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that reflects…

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Heron Nesting Season is Here

In the last few days, we have started observing nesting behavior at the heron colony here in the park. Heron’s typically pick new mates every year, and once eggs are laid it takes approximately 10 weeks for the chicks to grow into fully fledged juveniles. We started our regular heron surveys last Friday! Follow us…

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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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