Category: Stanley Park Flower Garden

Stanley Park Garden

SPES Photo Contest

cameraAs part of our 25th anniversary celebrations, and Stanley Park’s 125th, Stanley Park Ecology Society is hosting a photo contest for Vancouverites from April 6 through 14, 2013. Participation is free.

The contest features three categories: nature, places and people. There’s also a special category strictly for youth entries (up to 18 years).

The contest judges are Vancouver-based wildlife photographer, National Geographic Explorer and member of the International League of Conservation Photographers, Paul Colangelo; Juno-award winner Ben Worcester of Said the Whale; and entrepreneur and award-winning blogger Rebecca Bollwitt (Miss 604).

Details of the photo contest at

Stanley Park Garden Opens


The Stanley Park Community Flower Garden and Native Plant Demonstration Garden has opened. The opening ceremonies took place on a beautiful sunny day on the last full day of Summer, September 20, 2003. Thanks to all our volunteers and sponsors (City of Vancouver Parks Board, Society Promoting Environmental Conservation, Labatts, Real Estate Foundation of BC). Watch this space for more news and announcements as the garden grows! The Garden is a joint project of the West End Residents Association and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.

If you are interested in a garden plot, go to our online form and select “Stanley Park Garden”.

Click here to see the Vancouver Courier story about the garden.

Click here to see photos from the opening ceremony.