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Beaver Lake restoration open houses Nov. 21 and Nov. 23

From the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) Beaver Lake, one of the last remaining wetlands in the City of Vancouver, is rapidly declining and could disappear as soon as 2020 if no measures are taken. The Vancouver Park Board and Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) have been working in partnership, under guidance from the Stanley […]

Creekway Park official opening Monday, September 30.

In a little area tucked away near New Bright0n Park the Park Board has turned a neglected space at the edge of an industrial area into a very pleasant bike path with more wetlands and habitat for all kinds of little creatures. I ride in the area as a short cut to the Second Narrows […]

First big test for new Minister of Transportation, Todd Stone: Stanley Park Causeway.

Update Tuesday, June 25, 2014: At the Monday night Park Board, after hear speakers who mostly spoke in support of Commissioner’s Barnes motion, the majority of Commissioners voted to pass the motion to create safer conditions for people walking and riding bikes on Stanley Park Causeway. The two NPA did not vote in support of […]

New Board Walk in Stanley Park on Cathedral Trail

The Vancouver Park Board opened a new boardwalk in Stanley Park last week to protect and restore a sensitive habitat on Cathedral Trail. The project was a partnership with Stanley Park Ecology Society  (SPES) This area was hard hit by the windstorm in 2006 and many of the knock-downed trees still bear monumental witness to […]

Wind art on the Vancouver Seawall, Doug Taylor’s Khenko

Yesterday was a good day for art that uses the wind. When I was riding with my daughter Mallika I was worried that we were going to be blown off our bikes the wind was blowing so hard. The tailwind was wonderful to have, but riding head long into it was terrible. The waves in […]

Did Vision Vancouver Park Board candidates seek a mandate to change Joint Operating Agreements (JOA) with the Park Board?

Change is a difficult process whether on the personal level or on the public policy front. The plan for the Vancouver Park Board (VPB) to reform the relationship between itself and Community Centre Associations (CCA) has been a long-troubled process. JOA between the Vancouver Park Board and Community Centre Association Vancouver’s 22 community centres (CC) […]

Urgent public meeting to protect the last remaining natural foreshore in Vancouver

From Mel Lehan  Wed. Oct. 3, 2012 – 7:30pm at Kitsilano Sailing Club (just west of Kits Showboat on path) Organized by the Point Grey Natural Foreshore Protective Society KEEP THE MOST VITAL REMAINING NATURAL FORESHORE IN VANCOUVER WILD It is being proposed by some that we extend the seawall over the most important remaining […]

Vancouver Park Board wants to know if “A-Maze-Ing Laughter” has a home in English Bay

More photos The Vancouver Parks Board has received an offer from the Vancouver Biennale Foundation to extend the public exhibition of this sculpture for a period of 20 years at no cost to the City, the Vancouver Parks Board or residents. As part of the approval process, Vancouver Parks Board is doing a public consultation, […]

COPE candidates calling on Hastings Park to come under Park Board Governance

Media Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 COPE candidates calling on Hastings Park to come under Park Board Governance Vancouver – Unlike most Vancouver green space, Hastings Park is not governed by the Park Board. COPE Park Board Candidates Donalda-Greenwell Baker and Brent Granby want to see this changed, and called today for […]

Vancouver Park Board public consultation on toilet in Nelson Park and Garden on top of West End Community Centre

Information Session – Nelson Park Public Toilet Thursday, October 27 4:30 – 7:30 pm Lord Roberts Annex 1150 Nelson St. The Park Board will be installing an accessible automated public toilet unit in Nelson Park in the coming months. You are invited to an information session to view the design and location and to ask […]