Metro Vancouver Announces New Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/471/Metro Vancouver Announces New Regional Park471Metro Vancouver Announces New Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC5BBCDC1B529481BAC0BE46EEB3EA0CD"><p>Metro Vancouver today announced the creation of a new 75-hectare (185-acre) regional park on the slopes of Grouse Mountain that includes the popular Grouse Grind, BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) trails and a portion of the Baden-Powell trails within its boundary.</p></div>2017-04-12T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Celebrates 50 Years of Regional Parkshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/464/Metro Vancouver Celebrates 50 Years of Regional Parks464Metro Vancouver Celebrates 50 Years of Regional ParksGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE9A1FE13FD59496FB6C6ABAC3FC7F26B"><p>​Metro Vancouver Regional District marks the 50th anniversary of its regional parks system with a year-long celebration to showcase its 14,500-hectare network of parks and greenways.</p></div>2017-03-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Area in Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/457/Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Area in Kanaka Creek Regional Park457Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Area in Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1ECA0D36EFD141498A772BFCE1BAD0BE"><p>​Metro Vancouver has added just under five hectares of important and scenic natural areas to Kanaka Creek Regional Park in the City of Maple Ridge in its latest parkland acquisition.</p></div>2016-12-14T08:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Adds Lands to Pitt River Regional Greenwayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/452/Metro Vancouver Adds Lands to Pitt River Regional Greenway452Metro Vancouver Adds Lands to Pitt River Regional GreenwayGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass98092A56E5234B468CC237B648DE02C0"><p>​The Pitt River Regional Greenway continues to grow with the recent acquisition of nine riverfront land parcels.</p></div>2016-11-08T08:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Leverages Legacy Gift for Regional Park Improvements - Pacific Parklands Foundation Awards Five Grants to Volunteer Park Associationshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/446/Metro Vancouver Leverages Legacy Gift for Regional Park Improvements - Pacific Parklands Foundation Awards Five Grants to Volunteer Park Associations446Metro Vancouver Leverages Legacy Gift for Regional Park Improvements - Pacific Parklands Foundation Awards Five Grants to Volunteer Park AssociationsGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB128C7021DED4EFDA677D1796B0475F9"><p>​Metro Vancouver launches the George Ross Legacy Stewardship Program, a funding program created to support hands‐on citizen stewardship projects by park partners in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks.</p></div>2016-07-20T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Sod Turned at Kanaka Creek Regional Park Watershed Stewardship Centrehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/436/Sod Turned at Kanaka Creek Regional Park Watershed Stewardship Centre436Sod Turned at Kanaka Creek Regional Park Watershed Stewardship CentreGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass570DC0C04EBA47ADA04F38BDD78C2581"><p>Construction has started on the Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre in Kanaka Creek Regional Park thanks to support of Metro Vancouver and its funding partners.</p></div>2016-04-22T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Surrey Bend Regional Park Officially Opens http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/434/Surrey Bend Regional Park Officially Opens434Surrey Bend Regional Park Officially Opens GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2B89E6858C364FBC985B6A80BBDB2AC6"><p>​The vision for Metro Vancouver’s 23rd regional park was launched over 20 years ago. Today, Surrey Bend Regional Park is part of a network of parks and protected areas along the Fraser River, and at 348 hectares (835 acres) it is the largest publicly owned natural area in the City of Surrey. </p></div>2016-04-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/426/Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional Park426Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass012DBC92AAFF4E66860279CDD3F0942F"><p>Another addition of diverse forest land and creek-side habitat to Metro Vancouver’s Kanaka Creek Regional Park means the protection of even more natural area. </p></div>2015-12-10T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Second Annual Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ecoblitz - Lend a hand ot your favourite regional park.​http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/423/Second Annual Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ecoblitz - Lend a hand ot your favourite regional park.​423Second Annual Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ecoblitz - Lend a hand ot your favourite regional park.​GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBA36ACAF47E1473BB9981F25C4446DAF"><p>​If you’ve ever wanted to do something to give back to our regional parks, EcoBlitz is the perfect opportunity.</p></div>2015-10-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Tree Theft in Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/421/Tree Theft in Kanaka Creek Regional Park421Tree Theft in Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass98AE15EBDF604B8993638FCCCB4AD2CE"><p>​Throughout the summer, parts of over 25 trees have been cut and stolen from Kanaka Creek Regional Park, north of Dewdney Trunk Road.</p></div>2015-09-21T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Areas in Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/420/Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Areas in Kanaka Creek Regional Park420Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Protects More Natural Areas in Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB37B2217E0F445C59553F19948E5B5C9"><p>​The 13.53 ha (33.43 acre) acquisition incorporates older second-growth forest laced with creeks and wetlands, which advances the mandate of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks to protect the region’s important natural areas.</p></div>2015-09-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional Parkshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/386/$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional Parks386$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional ParksGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0CDAFCF913BC4064B9FF6EEA3D0B5638"><p>​A generous bequest of $2.8 million from the estate of a Metro Vancouver resident who loved the outdoors will help enhance Metro Vancouver’s Regional Parks and provide opportunities for citizen stewardship.</p></div>2015-02-06T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Review of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Service Guides Futurehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/379/Review of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Service Guides Future379Review of Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Service Guides FutureGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4655911F00214378B8BE2A370025B4AA"><p>​Following a comprehensive review of the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks function, a series of recommendations that provide direction for the regional parks service moving forward has been adopted by the Regional District’s Board of Directors.​</p></div>2014-12-05T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
Heritage Barn Protected at Tynehead Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/380/Heritage Barn Protected at Tynehead Regional Park380Heritage Barn Protected at Tynehead Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3988E1BB83F346F3B31EDE50EB4A8C29"><p>​A grant from the Heritage Legacy Fund will protect an agricultural outbuildings. The Gerow Barn, located in Tynehead Regional Park, is the only agricultural outbuilding on the City of Surrey’s heritage register in the Anniedale and Tynehead communities​</p></div>2014-11-05T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
More than 200 Vancouver Parks Added to iParks Navigatorhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/10/More than 200 Vancouver Parks Added to iParks Navigator10More than 200 Vancouver Parks Added to iParks NavigatorGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD86917EB69834938B412C22D1A1E63B7">City of Vancouver park visitors can now use a new version of Metro Vancouver’s phone app iParks Navigator to pinpoint where they are and get basic information about their favourite park, through a new digital partnership between the two governments</div>2014-07-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
New Accessible Fishing Facility at Derby Reach Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/22/New Accessible Fishing Facility at Derby Reach Regional Park22New Accessible Fishing Facility at Derby Reach Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF8F58D556B9549278A2CC2F3581AE4E0">As a paralympic athlete, Doug Blessin has no problem casting his line quite a distance into the Fraser River in search of hungry fish. He does, however, face a unique challenge that other bar anglers don’t.</div>2014-03-21T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Grouse Grind Remains Closedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/23/Grouse Grind Remains Closed23Grouse Grind Remains ClosedGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD68305B2831E4A7BB8BA5FCC5C2B9CD9">Hikers are reminded that the Grouse Grind trail remains closed due to unsafe conditions. There are still significant amounts of snow and ice on the upper portions of the trail. Ignoring the trail closure puts people at risk.</div>2014-03-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Federal and Regional Government Funding Support for Camp Capilanohttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/32/Federal and Regional Government Funding Support for Camp Capilano32Federal and Regional Government Funding Support for Camp CapilanoGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD5C47E0BA4B14769920CD170BF3E5F24">The Harper Government has contributed $200,300 towards Metro Vancouver’s $800,000 renovation of Camp Capilano in Capilano River Regional Park</div>2014-01-21T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
Land Purchase Protects Wetlands and Wildlifehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/34/Land Purchase Protects Wetlands and Wildlife34Land Purchase Protects Wetlands and WildlifeGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassCF7054D80605448A9D706567904AFB05">Metro Vancouver has purchased almost eight hectares of marsh and uplands on Pitt River, to help protect ecologically-important wetlands and accommodate compatible recreational activities in the future.</div>2013-12-18T08:00:00Zstring;#2013
2013 Special Park District Forum - Keynote Speakershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/50/2013 Special Park District Forum - Keynote Speakers502013 Special Park District Forum - Keynote SpeakersGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass09F0E90EF04E4F95BFD624E36330A8F4">British Columbia is regarded by many to have some of the cleanest air and water on the planet, with urban communities set amidst wonderfully diverse ecosystems, yet the balance is very fragile</div>2013-06-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2013