For goodness snakes

Somewhere in Maple Ridge, this March day’s 19 degree temperatures have lured these common garter snakes out of their hibernacula. Dozens if not hundreds of snakes may reside there during the winter. These are males attempting to mate. Certain males will emit something similar to a female pheromone, and then lure the other males away … Read more

Family Day Open House 2023

We thank everyone that pitched in to make this day a fantastic one! Supported by the Province of British Columbia. We gratefully acknowledge the Province of British Columbia’s grant to Metro Vancouver Regional Parks in support of our free, community Family Day activity.  


This section of Kanaka Creek Regional Park is always worth checking out, especially in the winter when there are no mosquitoes! We are here with the students on this January day.

Happy New Year 2023

Late on New Years Eve As we wind the clock towards the end of 2022, we recognize that while nature is the shining star, it’s the people we are fortunate enough to work with that are key to showcasing that star. What we are doing is bigger than we know. It’s a heck of a … Read more