Stanley Park Ecology Society: Interactive Ecology Lessons for Kids (updated March 9)

Stanley Park Ecology Society

Photo credit: Stephen Downes via Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC

The Stanley Park Ecology Society hosts ongoing events exploring the beauty of Stanley Park. Admission is either by donation or an nominal amount. The programs promoted on Family Fun Vancouver are open to participants of all ages. As with any event, we do our best to provide our readers with the most current information but it is a good idea to give the Stanley Park Ecology Society a call prior to heading out. Events can be changed due to weather or they can fill up. Enjoy exploring & learning about Vancouver’s largest park.

Traditional Medicine Making Workshop

Craft your own cures with Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth of First Nations descent as she guides participants through the medicinal qualities and traditional uses of our native plants. Cultivate a healing relationship with the natural world through this sharing of ancestral knowledge. Participants take home their own medicine kits and handmade concoctions. Register early as space is limited! Ages +12 only, please. During the class you will be creating a customized infused oil roll-ons using Sweet Almond Oil and various plant medicines. One oil is infused with cedar, juniper, calendula. The second choice is infused with Devil’s Club. Lastly, an oil infused with red clover. Each infused oil can be customized with essential oils and various dried herbs like juniper berries, wild rosebuds, red clover, etc. This class requires no heat! It’s very simple and fun. Each person can make one 1/3 oz oil roll-on.
When: March 15, 2018
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon
Address: 712 Lost Lagoon Path, Vancouver
Phone: 604 718 6522

Nature Art: #naturephotography

Spruce up your wall feed on St. Patrick’s Day as you learn the secrets of outdoor photography on this guided walk. Hit masterful strokes in lighting, colour, movement, and more—seeing and (digitally) capturing the beauty of wild things. With just a smartphone and an inspired eye, become nature’s #1 advocate by showcasing its magnificence on your social media! #naturelover #vancitywild #beautifulbc #allaboutadventures #getoutside
When: March 17, 2018
Time: 1:30pm -3:30pm
Where: Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon
Address: 712 Lost Lagoon Path, Vancouver

Eagles Have Landed

The spirited, piping calls of our bald eagles return to Stanley Park after their visit to nearby salmon runs. As they shake off the winter cold, they prepare for another season of courtship and raising young. Join Stanley Park Ecology Society on a walking tour to learn more about our charismatic apex predator and attempt to spot the most prominent mating pairs in the Park. For more info or to pre-register contact 604-718-6522 or
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 1:30- 3:30 pm
Where: Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon
Address: 712 Lost Lagoon Path, Vancouver
Phone: 604-718-6522

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