Eco-Information

Want to learn how to make green household cleaners? Are you interested in mushrooms? Check out our Eco-Information sheets and learn more about a variety topics featured in Ecology Centre displays.

Gardening for Wildlife

Have you noticed our pollinator garden located outside of the Ecology Centre front doors? Our garden is part of the David Suzuki Butterflyway Project, which is a volunteer-led movement with the goal of increasing native butterfly habitat. Interested in creating a Butterflyway in your own yard, school or place of work? Check out the resources below and get planting!

Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you create a Butterflyway so we can give you an official sign for your garden.

Coast Salish Plant Nursery – Wild Bird Trust of BC. Native plants and seeds for North Vancouver.

How to create a butterfly garden and create habitat for local butterflies! Resources from the Living Green blog.

Langley native plant nursery that aims to educate the community and help stop the decline of pollinator populations.

Gardening with Native Plants Guide in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. A complete digital guide with planting lists and tips.

Educator Resources

Discover ways to engage your students with the natural world around them. We have compiled some of our favourite links to resources from environmental organizations specific to Canada.

Downloadable lessons about energy, ecosystems, plants, animals, habitats, and water environments.

Educator resources by topics including ecology, climate change, water and more.

Lesson plans, activities, quizzes about all kinds of Canadian ecosystems. Some resources available in French.

Webpage specific to coastal rainforests and the animals that live there.

Citizen science projects for kids and adults.

Temperate forest habitat webpage.

Activities to explore species adaptation and forestry issues in North America’s coastal temperate rainforests.

Educator’s guide that supports teachers from K – 12 in getting their students outside and engaged in experiencing the outdoor classroom.

Elementary and Secondary curriculum used to explore the connection to both land and sea, through Indigenous Knowledge, science, sustainable resource management and much more.

Education programs about energy, climate change and green economy that engage and empower students to create positive change for our evolving world.

Eco-Stop

Join Cassie, an Ecology Centre Naturalist, to discover the wonders of the temperate rainforest.

Beautiful Banana Slugs

The Invertebrates of Lynn Canyon

The Trees of Lynn Canyon

Nature Creations

Join Emma and Isobel, Ecology Centre Naturalists, to create some nature inspired crafts.

Help the Birds with Window Decals!

Seed Paper

Nature Art

Treetop Tales

Join an Ecology Centre Naturalist to hear a story about our forest creatures.

Antina the Anteater has a Long Nose

Woody the Woodbug Takes a Holiday

Here is a Slug