It’s a Critter Capers mystery! Who’s crashing in chickadee’s tree cavity? Solve the mystery by examining fur, saliva, and other evidence. Continue reading
Our regional growth strategy, Metro 2040: Shaping Our Future, is the collective vision for how our region will grow over the next 25 years. As we implement the plan, it’s important to consider who will make up the bulk of our workforce in the coming years, and their living and travel preferences.
In the next 25 years, our region is expected to grow by one million people and 500,000 new jobs.
Metro Vancouver’s role as a regional partnership of 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and one Electoral Area is to ensure that this growth sustains and enhances a livable region. Our regional growth strategy, Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future, plans for a livable region by connecting people to jobs, ensuring access to a wide range of amenities and services, and supporting a sustainable transportation system. Continue reading
In this episode, see the special event commemorating a $2.8 million bequest from a parks enthusiast, join high school students learning about eco-friendly employment opportunities, and discover how a firehall in Maple Ridge attained LEED gold certification.
Bring a flashlight to Pacific Spirit Regional Park and stroll lantern-lit trails in search of owls, bats, coyotes, and their nocturnal neighbours!
Fighting fires might take a lot of water, but this Maple Ridge fire hall certainly doesn’t! See how the newly rebuilt hall, along with the Maple Ridge SPCA, uses a variety of innovations to keep water and energy use as low as possible, without sacrificing functionality.
Personal prosperity and a commitment to sustainability aren’t merely compatible. In fact, taking an eco-friendly approach to employment offers very real prospects for job seekers. Learn why students from across Metro Vancouver spent their Saturday exploring the opportunities available in the green economy.
On February 6th, 2015, Metro Vancouver announced a significant financial bequest from the estate of a Metro Vancouver resident, earmarked to support the Regional Parks system. Find out who made this generous donation and how it will be spent.
Search for nests, sneak through a giant spider web, make a mason bee craft and build a marshmallow treat by the campfire!