Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Invertebrate Surveys On a sunny Saturday, seven Stoney Creek volunteers collected stream invertebrates from two locations: Tributary 3A behind the tennis courts and Tributary 3B north of Gaglardi along the Pipeline Trail.  The sampling took about half an hour as we...
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...

A Summer Evening at Colony Farm

  Bubbles first … Then tiny ripples on the water’s surface – Three heads pop up … Beavers! Little paws eagerly reach up To pull blackberry branches down to the water’s edge. Fresh blackberry leaves A tasty snack make! A Northern...

Creek Clean-up!

In January this year the Stoney Creek Environment Committee was asked by some eager youth from Moscrop Highschool if we could give them an opportunity to do some environmental work as part of a class project. We were delighted to engage these young men and they have...

Hunters in the Sky!

Falcons and other raptors strike their prey from above with all four toes extended.  The Birders Handbook, Ehrlich, Dobkin, Wheye, 1988 It happened so quickly … a merlin – quiet, fast; deadly swooped through the trees scattering the group of birds feasting...