News: September – December, 2010

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: September, 2010

Central Park: Public purse. Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier, September 24, 2010 http://www.vancourier.com/Central+Park+Public+purse/3573565/story.html#ixzz10cCloqT

Central Park: Tennis anyone? Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier September 22 http://www.vancourier.com/business/Central+Park+Tennis+anyone/3561574/story.html

Video Clip: Fate Decided. Global News September 20, 2010 http://www.globaltvbc.com/video/index.html?releasePID=ay6IdnvPHxOsMiaNmpzI8ccufHPIOSzz

Vancouver park board votes to keep Bloedel Conservatory open. Matthew Burrows, September 21, 2010 http://www.straight.com/article-347044/vancouver/vancouver-park-board-votes-keep-bloedel-conservatory-open

Bloedel to remain open, petting zoo axed. The Canadian Press Date, Tuesday Sep. 21 http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20100921/bc_bloedel_saved_100921/20100921?hub=BritishColumbiaHome

Bloedel Conservatory Saved! Stuart McKinnon, September 21, 2010 http://betterparks.blogspot.com/2010/09/bloedel-conservatory-saved.html

Flora favoured, fauna finished in Vancouver. MetroNews.ca in Vancouver News on September 21st, 2010

Vancouver’s Bloedel Conservatory :: Saved! September 21, 2010 http://designkultur.wordpress.com/2010/09/21/architecture-vancouvers-bloedel-conservatory-saved/

Conservatory, zoo vote tonight. Jeff Hodson Metro Vancouver. September 20, 2010. http://www.metronews.ca/vancouver/local/article/639515–conservatory-zoo-vote-tonight

Bloedel battle resumes tonight: ‘Everyone wants this to happen’. By Ian Austin, The Province September 20, 2010. http://www.theprovince.com/Bloedel+battle+resumes+tonight/3548684/story.html

Park Board to decide on Vancouver’s Bloedel Conservatory. Bev Yaworski September 20th, 2010. http://www.examiner.com/environmental-news-in-vancouver/park-board-to-decide-on-vancouver-s-bloedel-conservatory-1

Friends to rally at parks board meeting Monday in hopes of saving Bloedel Conservatory. IAN AUSTIN, The Province September 19, 2010. http://www.theprovince.com/news/Friends+rally+parks+board+meeting+Monday+hopes+saving+Bloedel+Conservatory/3547828/story.html?cid=megadrop_story

Critical Bloedel Conservatory vote tomorrow night: Park Board to decide whether to keep it open or close it. Denise Wong Sep 19, 2010 http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/103870–critical-bloedel-conservatory-vote-tomorrow-night

Bloedel Conservatory’s prospective owners worried deal is taking too long. Frances Bula: Vancouver — From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published on Friday, Sep. 17, 2010. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bloedel-conservatorys-prospective-owners-worried-deal-is-taking-too-long/article1713043/

Vote on fate of Bloedel Conservatory scheduled for Monday
The Province by Staff Reporter, The Province September 17, 2010. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bloedel-conservatorys-prospective-owners-worried-deal-is-taking-too-long/article1713043/

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: October, 2010

Central Park: Clyde the glide by Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier October 27, 2010. http://www.vancourier.com/travel/Clyde+glide/3734021/story.html#ixzz13fTAOYWm

Bloedel Conservatory welcomes new addition “Clyde”. The Vancouver Courier, Central Park by Sandra Thomas Oct. 27, 2010 http://communities.canada.com/vannet/blogs/centralpark/archive/2010/10/25/bloedel-conservatory-welcomes-new-addition-quot-clyde-quot.aspx

Video: Rare Eastern Rosella Parrott Flies Free: An eastern Rosella parrot who was homeless finds a haven at the Bloedel Conservatory where he gets his first taste of freedom after living in a cage for many years. The Vancouver Sun, by Warren Perrin & Yvonne Zacharias Oct. 26, 2010. http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Video+Rare+Eastern+Rosella+Parrott+Flies+Free/3730867/story.html?tab=VID

Have you Been to The Bloedel Conservatory Lately? by Laurie Kingdon Metro-Blenz News Squad, Oct. 25, 2010. http://www.metroblenznewssquad.com/2010/10/25/have-you-been-to-the-bloedel-conservatory-lately/

Bloedel Conservatory gets rare eastern rosella parrot. Oct. 21, 2010 News and views: Straight Talk. Straight.com, Stephen Hui http://www.straight.com/article-354242/vancouver/bloedel-conservatory-gets-rare-eastern-rosella-parrot

The Wanderings of a Daydreamer (blog): Bloedel Floral Conservatory Parts 1-7 (Fantastic photographs!) http://p-s-y-l.blogspot.com/2010/10/bloedel-floral-conservatory-part-5.html

Bloedel Conservatory: The Gardener’s Escape. http://www.thegardenersescape.com/Gallery/BloedelConservatory/BCmain.htm

Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver. Vancouver Limousine, Oct.6, 2010 http://www.malroblimousine.com/wordpress/?p=155

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: November, 2010

Queen Elizabeth Park Detour in Effect Until January 2011. Access to the park, including Bloedel Conservatory, Seasons Restaurant, Quarry Display Gardens, and Celebration Pavilion from 33rd Avenue at Ontario Street. vancouver.ca/parks/…/25av_watermain_phase4_detour.pdf

Bloedel Conservatory: Watch video clips, movies and more. Gosteri Video Music. November 22, 2010 http://www.gosteri.org/tags/bloedel%20conservatory.html

Clyde, Rare Eastern Rosella Parrot, just before release at Bloedel Conservatory. Friends of Bloedel YouTube Channel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcZsz9k3G-s

Clyde, Rare Eastern Rosella Parrot, Flys Free! Friends of Bloedel YouTube Channel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAr0Tabf6r4&feature=related

Orange Bishop Weaver Finch all fluffed up at Bloedel. Beatrice Chi Chow YouTube Channel. November, 21, 2010 www.youtube.com/?v=QiraY2jEIXo

Friends of Bloedel YouTube Channel. Video clips of exotic birds, parrots and macaws at the Bloedel Conservatory. http://www.youtube.com/user/friendsofbloedel

Another flip flop from Vision Park Board. By Mike Klassen, CityCaucus.com, November 18, 2010. http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/11/another-flip-flop-from-vision-park-board

Great 8-part series on Bloedel Conservatory. by PSYL: Wanderings of a Daydreamer Blog. http://p-s-y-l.blogspot.com/2010/10/bloedel-floral-conservatory-part-1.html

Jang provides another Vision knock against city staff. by Mike Klassen, CityCaucus.com. November 30, 2010 http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/11/jang-provides-another-vision-knock-against-city-staff

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: December, 2010

Park board roundup includes Olympic legacies. By Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier December 31, 2010 http://www.vancourier.com/travel/Park+board+roundup+includes+Olympic+legacies/4045237/story.html#ixzz19il5BpOx

Vision has action-packed 2010. by Allen Garr, Vancouver Courier December 31, 2010http://www.vancourier.com/news/Vision+action+packed+2010/4045230/story.html#ixzz19ikVErhE

Bloedel Conservatory’s Jewel Box of Lights. Blog by monnibo. December 30th, 2010. http://www.monniblog.com/2010/12/bloedel-conservatorys-jewel-box-of-lights/

Central Park: Starry night by Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier December 24, 2010. http://www.vancourier.com/entertainment/movie-guide/Central+Park+with+Sandra+Thomas/4023740/story.html

Photos: Take a walk in a garden of Christmas Lights. Dazzling photos taken from the Festival of Lights at Van Dusen Garden and the Christmas lights display at the Bloedel Conservatory. The Province. December 23, 2010 http://www.theprovince.com/life/Take+walk+garden+Christmas+lights/4020885/story.html#ixzz194ZzNb6f

CTV’s Maria Weisgarber on Bloedel’s bright future. ctvbc.ca News Release,  Dec. 21, 2010 http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20101220/bc_blodel_christmas_101220/20101220/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome&sms_ss=email&at_xt=4d10297ea12a8389%2C0

Bloedel Conservatory puts on a Christmas light show. by Tanya Fletcher Dec 19, 2010 http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/159475–bloedel-conservatory-puts-on-a-christmas-light-show

Jewel Box of Lights at the Bloedel Conservatory (Great photos!). Venture Vancouver, Dec. 17, 2010 http://www.venturevancouver.com/blog/bloedel-conservatory-jewel-box-of-lights-2010

Top 5 Things to Do in Vancouver During the Holidays. The “Fresh Ideas” Destination Management Blog, Dec. 15, 2010. http://www.cantrav.com/destination-management-blog/?Tag=Bloedel%20Conservatory

Bloedel lights up for Christmas. First time the conservatory has been lit up to this scale. By Sheila Scott Dec 07, 2010 http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/153829–bloedel-lights-up-for-christmas

Bloedel Conservatory brightens up for Christmas. by Mike Klassen in , CityCaucus.com December 3, 2010  http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/12/bloedel-conservatory-brightens-up-for-christmas

Central Park: Lighting up by Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier, December 1, 2010  http://www.vancourier.com/travel/Central+Park+Lighting/3910686/story.html#ixzz16v47QyFf

Playground listings: Dec. 2-9. Vancouver Sun. December 1, 2010  http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Playground+listings/3914181/story.html#ixzz16vKmA2Ee

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