As part of the Metro Vancouver We ♥ Water campaign, the City of Burnaby’s popular Bonsor Recreation Complex initiated a Shorter Showers Challenge to help conserve water with the goal to reduce showering times at the pool by 75%.
Most electric vehicle charging takes place at home, which can be a challenge for apartment dwellers as multi-family buildings comprise about half the housing choices in the region. New bylaws and incentives are advancing EV charger requirements in multi-family dwellings in the region, such as the City of North Vancouver’s newly established guidelines.
Local leaders met at the base of the Coquitlam Dam for a historic release of sockeye smolts. Data collected from their returns in 2019 will be part of a larger program aimed at creating fish passage through the Coquitlam Dam.
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks are home to five hatcheries that produce the largest number of fry released in creeks and rivers in BC, contributing to the region’s ecological health.
Spending less time mowing and watering? What’s not to like about that? With the expert gardening advice and creative landscaping suggestions featured in Metro Vancouver’s new Grow Green Guide, it’s easier than ever to enjoy a great outdoor space that reduces water demand, supports pollinators, and looks great too!