In this episode of Metro Vancouver Close Up: District Energy in the City of Richmond; the Brunette Greenway in New Westminster; Zero Waste at the Township of Langley Events Centre, and the Regional Food System Roundtable in the City of Coquitlam.
Don’t wait to get your little explorer out into the incredible wilderness available throughout Metro Vancouver. Immerse them in all the shapes colours and sounds with the Little Trekkers program. Look for shapes and colours, balance on logs, jump in puddles, count cones, mushrooms or slugs!
Environmental stewardship is an essential part of the Coquitlam UV Project. See how the enhanced salmon rearing habitat is being constructed as well as wildlife surveys, salvage, and the relocation of resident small animals.
Nature has its own language. Metro Vancouver’s park interpreters help visitors to understand those connections between plants, animals, and humans in regional parks. Learn why they love their work and what kind of background they bring to their jobs. Continue reading
Crews begin installing the roof beams on the Barnston Pump Station, part of the Ridge Water Utility Project. It will feature a green roof with indigenous plants and the capability to generate energy for the equivalent of about 80 homes a year. Continue reading
The annual Metro Vancouver Homeless Count on March 11 and 12 had hundreds of volunteers participating in the effort. Veteran homeless advocate Judy Graves offered her expertise, helping train volunteers to approach the people they are interviewing in a safe and compassionate manner. Continue reading
Break out of your daily routine with guided hikes through scenic Minnekhada and Belcarra Regional Parks. There’s something for everyone with Metro Vancouver’s Fresh Air Hikes. Continue reading
It’s a chance for children to solve a mystery. For families to go for a walk in nature. For everyone to learn about the creatures that make Burnaby Lake Regional Park their home. The event is called Critter Capers, and it’s a popular weekend activity for many Metro Vancouver area families. Continue reading