Little Trekkers, North Shore & Tri Cities – Check it Out 2014

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!

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Coquitlam UV Project: Wildlife Salvage and Relocation

Coquitlam UV Project: Wildlife Salvage and Relocation from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

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.

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Ridge Water Utility Project Roof Beam Install

Barnston Ridge Water Roof Beam Install March 2014 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

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

2014 Homeless Count Volunteer Training

Homeless Count 2014 Volunteer Training from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

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