Every spring, the Coastal Painted Turtle Project group releases endangered baby Western Painted turtles onto protected nesting beaches in several of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks – more than 400 turtles to date. Continue reading
Nearly 500 tonnes of dog waste is deposited in regional parks every year, and a million plastic bags end up in the waste stream. A 2011 pilot project in regional parks led to eco-friendly improvements in dog waste disposal today.
Burnaby Environment Week is a week long program of environmentally-themed community activities held in early June hosted by the City of Burnaby and community partners. This year’s events were held June 2 to 10, 2018 and included a Still Creek Watershed Bicycle Tour and a Mandarin Language Nature Tour of Burnaby Lake Regional Park. Continue reading
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks is holding its second annual photo contest! We want YOU to submit YOUR photos. You don’t need to be a pro to enter. Just give us your best shot showing why you love Regional Parks.
The West Creek Wetlands is a 66 hectare protected Metro Vancouver regional park reserve that’s normally off limits to the public. But twice a year, people are given a rare chance for a guided tour. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about this nature preserve and find out how limiting human access helps the at-risk species that call it home.