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Tatlow Creek restoration area. Image: Paul Sangha Landscape Architecture Improving our urban watershed: Tatlow and Volunteer Park stream restoration

By Michelle Pollard, VPSN vice-chair and volunteer coordinator On March 8, 2017, I braved the rain to attend a City of Vancouver open house at Volunteer Park that sought public input on plans to restore historic Tatlow Creek. I’m particularly... Continue reading »

March 25, 2017   |   0 comments
25832587234_98fea1ee13_z Rainy Spaces 2: Benthemplein – Rotterdam’s Water Square

It has certainly been a rainy winter in Vancouver. Unfortunately, it seems as though it’s only getting rainier: the overall annual number of high intensity rainfall days have increased here since the mid 1970s, likely an effect of urbanization and... Continue reading »

April 15, 2016   |   0 comments
Going for the gold?

For those with an interest in municipal infrastructure and how it gets used, it appears that we have, collectively, been caught with our pants down. One of our sources at Metro Vancouver ‘leaked’ us this revealing image. It’s a graph... Continue reading »

March 5, 2010   |   0 comments