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~Vancouver Bike Rave~

Looking for an alternative to the bar fly scene this weekend? Check out the Vancouver Bike Rave, this Saturday!  It has become one of Vancouver’s  most well-attended events in the last few years, attracting a glowing crowd of participants that are sure to lighten up your night. Come and ride around the city’s most scenic […]

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Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s Ovoidism

Outside already? Downtown perhaps? Check out the new location of the Vancouver Art Gallery at the Larwill Park site. What may seem like an ordinary parking lot is also the current visual installation by celebrated artist, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Ovoid shapes are a central design element in traditional Northwest Coast art, and are a reoccurring […]

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Eating Dirt with Dr. Brett

We want to say a special thanks to Dr. Brett Finlay for meeting us atop of The Nest yesterday to lead us in some fascinating discussions about the oversanitization of Western culture, and the positive effects that microbes play in keeping us healthy. In Dr. Finlay’s book, Let Them Eat Dirt, we are challenged to deconstruct our […]

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Manfred’s Meadow in Everett Crowley Park rests at a height above the north shore of the Fraser River that affords a panoramic view back to towards the river through some maturing trees and a vast number of more recently planted trees (including many new trees being planted as part of the  Canada 150 celebration).  On April 22, 2017 […]

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City of Vancouver Mayor, Gregor Robertson, issued a proclamation today declaring April 22-30, 2017 Wild About Vancouver Week in Vancouver.  The proclamation will be officially presented during the Everett Crowley Earth Day celebration on Earth Day -April 22, 2017 at Everett Crowley Park at around 1 PM. Wild About Vancouver Week Proclamation: Wherea: Studies show […]

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Hey Educators and Teachers,  For each outdoor lesson (learning experience) you enter in the 2017 WAV festival between April 22-30, 2017, you will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 3 mystery prize packs. You can enter lessons here.  It takes only a few moments. By sharing an outdoor learning experience with WAV, […]

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WAV 2017 Press Release

WILD ABOUT VANCOUVER PROMOTES OUTDOOR LEARNING IN NATURE Outdoor Education Festival April 22 – 30, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. (April 1, 2017) The third annual Wild About Vancouver (WAV- pronounced wave) Outdoor Education Festival, taking place April 22 – 30, 2017, invites children, educators, families and all Vancouverites to “Get INvolved and Get OUTside” to celebrate […]

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Oct 26 WAV Steering Committee Meeting

Wild About Vancouver Steering Committee Meeting. If you have any interest in finding out more about WAV, or how to get INvolved, please join us. Date: Wednesday October 26, 2016 Time: 7-9PM Location: Field House, Queen Elizabeth Park There’s no specific address. Directions: If you’re driving, use the Queen Elizabeth Dog Park and Pitch’n Putt parking lot which […]

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2016 WAV Festival Report

The 2016 WAV Festival Report is available for your review. 2016 WAV-Festival-Report-Final Sept 20

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