Lost Lagoon

Canadian Geese sprawl out along the Lost Lagoon to enjoy a refreshing swim in this weeks Photo of the Week! Our selected photographer, Tom Wiebe, displays the benefits of artificial lakes and wetlands for all sorts of wildlife. In the background we can see an active fountain which acts as a mechanism to circulate the water in … Continue reading

Innovative Stormwater Management: The Role and Use of Wetlands

On May 19th, I was lucky enough to attend the Innovative Stormwater Management workshop presented by North Shore Wetlands Partners, held at the Pavilion in Stanley Park.  The four-hour workshop was incredibly informative and was presented by some of the Vancouver’s top professionals in the field of wetland biology, hydrology, and construction and design.  With … Continue reading

Wood Duckling

There’s something about baby animals that just make our hearts smile! This week, our selected photographer Jay Black displays young wildlife at its finest in this adorable, lively duckling. The fluffy wetland citizen frolics in the open waters, looking to the sky as though it is ready to explore the next frontier. The delightful moment was captured … Continue reading

Species Profile: Red-Winged Blackbird

We often see them dancing on telephone wires or hear their song as spring returns. The Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) is one of the most common birds in North America, with a distribution connecting coast-to-coast in southern Canada. As is often the case in nature, the sleek black body and vibrant red and yellow feathers … Continue reading

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