A self-paced scavenger hunt at Aldergrove Regional Park lets families enjoy a walk in the park and learn about local plants and animals. See how park interpreters and discovery stations set the stage for experiential learning.
On June 11, 2014, local media and dignitaries were invited to tour the now-completed Coquitlam UV disinfection facility. Guests learned about the UV process, plant control systems, and environmentally-friendly features of the water treatment plant.
Listening to its citizens and encouraging new ideas is an important part of Burnaby’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy. See how the city plans to incorporate the results of public dialogue into a comprehensive vision of Burnaby’s future.
When you think of getting energy from the ground, fossil fuels might spring to mind. But in Surrey, they are finding a new way to pull energy from the Earth and reduce GHG emissions. See how district energy is a key piece of the city’s future plans.
‘Art is everywhere you look for it’ said the famous painter El Greco. But do you expect to find beauty at a sewage treatment plant? See how the City of Richmond’s Lulu Speaker Series showcases the ways public art and infrastructure can work together.
Volunteer efforts are the driving force behind the Lower Mainland Green Team’s efforts to battle invasive species. See how one woman is using a combination of social media and human power to help keep the local ecosystem thriving and diverse.
11 am – 3 pm, Sundays and Statutory Holiday Mondays from May 18 to Sept 14 at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park – Check out cool artifacts from the logging and mining days of Lynn Valley. Chat with volunteers. Sign out a family-friendly Discovery Pack and go explore! Located at the north end of Lynn Valley Road, one kilometre past Lynn Canyon Park turnoff.
10am-4pm, Weekends and statutory holidays from May 18 to Sept 1 at Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Stroll through the butterfly garden, report wildlife sightings and learn about the park’s flora and fauna through fun interactive displays.
Business Improvement Associations across the region are recognizing the role they can play in promoting zero waste solutions to local business. Learn how BIAs are finding creative ways to offer new waste reduction programs across Metro Vancouver.
After a hundred years of industry and development pressure, work on the Brunette River Greenway brings new life to this urban waterway. See how ongoing work to clean up the river and build new amenities will benefit people and native species alike.