Help protect our environment for future generations by caring for, enhancing and protecting our green spaces.
From protecting old growth trees to maintaining and enhancing fish habitat, there are many environmental initiatives for you to support and stewardship groups to get involved with.
Below is information on current stewardship groups in West Vancouver, including contact information and website links (if available). If you are interested in more information, including joining a group, please use the contact information provided.
The District joined the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in 2018 as a designated Clean Shoreline Community, one of the largest conservation programs in Canada.
On April 22, 2018 (Earth Day) the District held its first official Clean Shoreline Community cleanup event at Whytecliff Park. We look forward to the next shoreline cleanup event!
The North Shore Environmental Network works to conserve and enhance natural biodiversity, habitats and the environmental health of North and West Vancouver.
Ocean Ambassadors Canada's mission is to start Canadians on a journey of reconnecting with nature, caring for the ocean and learning ways they can help to restore and protect it. Through hands-on educational workshops, summer camps and business initiatives, they inspire young people, communities and businesses to make real change.
The Old Growth Conservancy Society has the aim of working with members of environmental and recreation groups and District of West Vancouver staff to protect Old Growth Conservancy (Hollyburn Ridge) through education and interpretation projects, site monitoring and consultation.
Hugh Hamilton, Director
The West Vancouver Streamkeeper Society has the aim of working with the District of West Vancouver and Fisheries and Oceans Canada to monitor, maintain and improve creeks, protect and restore salmon habitat, conduct spawner surveys and promote public awareness through education.
John Barker, President
Invasive plants are non-native species that have been introduced to British Columbia without the insect predators and plant pathogens that help keep them in check in their native habitats.
Find out how you can help stop the spread of invasive plants in our community.