Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

799px-Vancouver_-_False_Creek_pano_03 From Dewilding to Rewilding Vancouver

  Vancouver is urbanizing at such a rapid rate that it is hard to imagine what it used to look like 150 years ago. The city used to have an abundance of salmon swimming in streams that have mostly gone extinct, grey and... Continue reading »

April 3, 2015   |   0 comments
13072415605_578f96d5d9 Protecting Vancouver’s greenspace – some thoughts on the idea of a ‘no net loss’ policy

Sometime on the morning of March 11th, perhaps as you were heading outside to sit on a bench with your morning coffee, Vancouver City Council were discussing a motion entitled “Protecting Vancouver’s Public Greenspace.” As we noted last week, if... Continue reading »

March 11, 2014   |   0 comments
Dude Chilling Park sign Dude Chilling: Park Board staff abide

Dude Chilling Park. Photo by Gary AK Remember the Dude Chilling sign that was installed, guerilla-style, in Guelph Park? Well it looks like it’s one step closer to becoming a permanent part of the greenspace. A just-released Park Board staff... Continue reading »

January 29, 2014   |   0 comments
Proposed Beaconsfield Park Community Garden: 2014 Jan 20 Unearthing new plots: two new community gardens proposed for Vancouver parks

Exciting news! Two new community gardens are being proposed in Vancouver parks. Both are being discussed at next Monday’s Park Board meeting. Beaconsfield Park. Located in Vancouver’s east side, the proposed garden will be administered by the Italian Culture Centre.... Continue reading »

January 15, 2014   |   0 comments
P1010482 Mark your calendar! Last Candidate Standing – November 6, 2011

As you know, November 19 is Election Day inVancouver– a chance to go to the polls to cast a ballot for Mayor, Council and Park Board candidates. Not only is this a key moment to participate inVancouver’s local democracy, it’s... Continue reading »

October 25, 2011   |   0 comments