Metro Vancouver Television ShowsMetro Vancouver Television Shows2016-06-24T07:00:00ZGP0|#4e0fb244-0168-4597-97b2-4c6aa54f3154;L0|#04e0fb244-0168-4597-97b2-4c6aa54f3154|Issue 22;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassC8213215CE0243FEB578E0B1D22E29EE"><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/TSRLogo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/the-sustainable-region" target="_blank"> <strong>The Sustainable Region TV</strong></a> series examines how Metro Vancouver manages growth, protects the environment, and delivers vital services to residents of our region.</p><p>In this episode host Candace Ng reports from Iona Beach Regional Park:</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/issues/4852801086001" target="_blank"> <strong>Snow Geese</strong></a>: It’s a spectacular sight at Iona Beach Regional Park. Every year more than 100,000 Snow Geese make the 4,000 km journey from Northern Russia to spend the winter months in the Fraser River Delta. Known as the "Fraser-Skagit" flock, they move between the estuaries of the Fraser and Skagit Rivers.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/issues/4921291803001" target="_blank"> <strong>Illegal Dumping</strong></a>: Dumping household waste or garden clippings in a Regional Park might seem like it's no big deal, but these shortcuts to responsibly dealing with waste are very damaging to the environment.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/parks/4784945548001" target="_blank"> <strong>The making of the Surrey Bend Regional Park</strong></a>: A lot goes into the development of a regional park. Surrey Bend Regional Park is one of the few remaining large, non-dyked areas on the lower Fraser River and it's a balance of creating public amenities with protecting the natural environment.</p><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/metrocloseup-logo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up" target="_blank"> <strong>Metro Vancouver Close-Up</strong></a> shows how municipalities and community groups are promoting sustainability and shared regional goals. New videos are posted each month.</p> <br style="clear:both;"> <p> <strong> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4931985286001" target="_blank">Regional Prosperity Forum</a></strong>: Metro Vancouver’s Regional Prosperity Forum brought together the private and public sector, academia and other agencies to start talking about a made in Metro Vancouver approach to ensuring the region’s economic prosperity.</p><p> <strong> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4914151045001" target="_blank">Greening of Mountain View Cemetery</a></strong>: Ecological improvements such as no-mow zones, pollinator meadows, trees and beehives at Vancouver’s Mountain View Cemetery has created a welcoming, peaceful green space for the community.</p><p> <strong> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4931872299001" target="_blank">Ridge Meadows Earth Day</a></strong>: Citizens of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows got charged up about their energy-themed Earth Day festival. The day’s festivities included a freecycle giveaway event, farmers market, entertainment and a recycled bike raffle.</p></div>0