Enjoy guided tours of heritage apple trees, taste different varieties of apples and talk with apple experts. You can enjoy local musicians and get a glimpse into the past at this free event – 11am to 2pm on Saturday, Oct. 4. Meet at the Heritage area on Allard Cresecent north of 96th Ave. For more information, visit metrovancouveronline.org
On July 16, 2014, Metro Vancouver co-hosted a Community-to-Community forum with Katzie First Nation and local municipalities to “meet and greet” one another to strengthen relationships and increase understanding.
Burns Bog is the largest undeveloped urban land mass in North America and home to a wide array of plants and animals. See what’s being done to protect this vital 300 hectare ecological conservancy area and meet some of the people who make it happen.
This 55 hectare peat bog in Richmond known as the Garden City lands sat vacant for years. Now a new vision for the area will provide green space for residents and offer a welcome transition from the urban core and a link to Richmond’s rural past.
Participants celebrating World Oceans Day at Blackie Spit in Surrey discovered local sea life and foreshore habitat, and enjoyed a host of fun activities for all ages. See how the event inspired stewardship and showcases the value of our local waters.
Local government and business pitch in to clean up a vital Pitt Meadows waterway. Collecting garbage along the Katzie Slough, the team finds 300 pounds of waste, and offers manufacturers a valuable insight into their waste’s final resting place.
Mimicking nature is the big idea behind rainwater collection on Burke Mountain. To protect the health of streams, the design works to put water where it needs to go. See how a flexible design slows down the water to prevent stream damage.
Improved walking and cycling paths in Port Coquitlam brings benefits to the community, including improved health and opportunities to support local business. Learn how the municipality is rolling out a host of new and upgraded facilities in the city.
Burnaby celebrated Canadian Environment Week with a festival focused on sustainability topics. From wildlife protection to waste management, see how this week-long event helped residents learn how they can help protect the local environment.