King Tide Pics Offer Snapshot of Future Sea Levels

It’s December 8th and Vancouver is experiencing a King Tide — as the sun and moon’s gravitational forces come together to create some of the highest tides of the year. It’s also a preview of what we can expect if global temperatures, and sea levels, continue to rise. To better understand the future implications, the City of Vancouver has people taking pictures… in the name of science.

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Volunteer Foresters help make Vancouver a Greener City

mvconnectHover2Urban trees are part of the natural capital that protects our economic and social well-being. They buffer noise, reduce stormwater runoff, and provide habitat for wildlife. The City of Vancouver has set a goal of planting 150,000 trees by 2020. With the help of a  team of citizen foresters, this ambitious goal is closer than ever. See how training gives these volunteers the skills to help the city get greener.

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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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