Vancouver urban BioKit

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Explore Vancouver in All Its Splendour!

What bird in the Vancouver area will let you know when to take out your umbrella? What small mammal can walk on water? Find the answers to these and many other questions in the Vancouver Urban BioKit!

The Biosphere, Environment Museum, and the City of Vancouver offer you this biodiversity observation guide, which will make your next family outing fun-filled and rewarding.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the natural riches that inhabit this West Coast metropolis, all the while enjoying yourself and breathing some fresh air!

Check out the HTML version of the Vancouver Urban BioKit.

Or download and print the PDF version to take it along on your outing!

And don't forget! You can reuse your BioKit as often as you like simply by printing out the appropriate diagnosis annex.

Green street in Vancouver. Photo: © City of Vancouver

Our collaborators

This BioKit could not have been completed without the participation of our collaborators.

Plan Your Outing!

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Eco-friendly tips for urban nature explorers!

During your outing:

  • Do not pick plants.
  • Obey any signs asking you to stay on pathways.
  • Leave nature the way you found it.
  • Observe wild animals from a distance and do not feed them.
  • Put your trash in waste containers or take it home with you.
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