Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

*“A Lost Stream Walk - Gibson Creek” with Dan Fass

Event Details

*“A Lost Stream Walk - Gibson Creek” with Dan Fass

Time: September 9, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Grandview Woodlands, Cedar Cottage, East Vancouver, Knight Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://http;//www.falsecreekw…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: grandview, woodlands, east, knight, walk, education, creek
Organized By: Celia Brauer
Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2012

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Meet at south end of Kingcrest Park, 4150 Knight St. (at E. 26 Ave.) at 2pm.

We will walk down Gibson Creek, which was known to be running through this neighbourhood into the 1940s. Gibson Creek was the longest creek in the second largest creek system in Vancouver (China Creek).

We will encounter indicators — visual and otherwise — of where Gibson Creek and another creek once ran, and where they met at a place known to this day as Gibby's Field, which contains an original piece of creek bed.

Dan Fass has been involved since 2006 in preserving Gibby's Field as a community greenspace. He has produced a 32-page historical booklet about Gibson Creek (available as a PDF at He is a member of the Board of the False Creek Watershed Society.

Please register at:

Comment Wall


RSVP for *“A Lost Stream Walk - Gibson Creek” with Dan Fass to add comments!

Join Village Vancouver

Attending (1)

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th 

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Special date Thursday, July 29th

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.

© 2022   Created by Yael Stav.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service