A Precious Jewell in Your Midst

A Precious Jewell in Your Midst

Breathe in … breathe out … you are about to enter the magical world of Stoney Creek—a precious jewel in the midst of Burnaby—just steps away from the bustling residential area of Lougheed Town Center. Turn that cell phone off—and instead—for a few brief moments, open...
We Have a Blast!

We Have a Blast!

I had no idea bird watching could be this much fun when we started! M. Aghevli Birding you say. What’s that all about? – fresh air, walks, bird and plant identification, friendship and learning how to make city areas welcoming and food abundant for our...

A Squirrel's Delight!

Two little squirrels, one grey and one black, peered cautiously around the tree trunk at the gloves, shovels and potted plants scattered about. What is going on? Why are these humans in our part of the Stoney Creek Forest? Gathering up all the courage she had, female...

Planting for Wildlife

Hazelnuts and trailing blackberry. Snowberry and Flowering Red Current cuttings. Sitka Mountain Ash and Oregon Grape seedlings. Thirty one native plants in all. Two volunteer planters. A satisfying morning making a positive difference for the wildlife in Stoney Creek...

Water Monitoring results for December 2016

All through snowy December, John Templeton continued to take daily conductivity measurements in Tributary 3A.  Because of the cold weather, Simon Fraser University has put down road salt for public safety reasons.  However, that has resulted in the highest readings of...

They are Back!

Salmon and lots of them – on our October 22nd bird walk, our group of seven, was thrilled  to see the main stem of Stoney Creek alive with returning salmon.  Close to 1,000 spawners were counted in the first two weeks of the count which began on October 11th. By...