Metro Vancouver Regional Parks is holding its second annual photo contest! We want YOU to submit YOUR photos. You don’t need to be a pro to enter. Just give us your best shot showing why you love Regional Parks.
Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day on Saturday, July 18th with a visit to one of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks. From the expansive mudflats of Boundary Bay Regional Park to a scenic canyon with waterfalls in Kanaka Creek Regional Park, our regional parks are great places to get away from the bustle of urban life and reconnect with nature. We’ve put together a wide selection of family-friendly, all-ages activities to choose from.
Join butterfly enthusiasts at Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley to celebrate butterfly season with tea, crafts, storytelling, and activities for the whole family. Continue reading
(Watch the Friday, July 3rd press conference announcing Stage Two Restrictions)
Due to unseasonably dry and hot weather, Metro Vancouver has further restricted water use, including lawn sprinkling regulations. The Metro Vancouver region is now in the second stage of the comprehensive four-stage plan that has the necessary measures to deal with water shortages. Here’s how Stage Two impacts residents and businesses.
In this episode, Coquitlam celebrates watershed success with an Earth Day yoga event, Surrey puts on a Party for the Planet, and the Jane’s Walk series gives local residents and politicians a chance to share a sidewalk perspective on their city.
Air permits are key tools used by Metro Vancouver to control the discharge of air contaminants from industrial facilities. Businesses must apply to the “District Director” for new permits, or to amend existing permits. The public has a right to offer their comments and concerns regarding an application for a new permit or significant amendment. Here’s how you can have your say.
Celebrating neighbourhoods is the goal of the annual Jane’s Walks happening across Canada. With local mayors participating, a productive dialogue between citizens and government is one of the outcomes, as residents explore their city’s walkability.
Earth Day was a chance to make a mind, body, planet connection in Coquitlam, at this free, community yoga event. It was also a chance to celebrate the stewardship of groups like the Coquitlam watershed roundtable and efforts to protect local waters.
Lindsay Coulter is the Queen of Green for the David Suzuki Foundation. In this guest post, Coulter offers up a must-see movie for food-waste watchers, a quiz so you can see how food-waste friendly you are, and five easy tips to reduce the amount of food waste you generate.
Surrey celebrates Earth Day in style with Party for the Planet. A full range of activities includes education sessions, entertainment, and an opportunity for the city to showcase environmental efforts such as the long-range tree canopy strategy.