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 …

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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 …

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