False Creek Community Centre

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True or False Creek Walking Game-3.7km

Welcome to True or False Creek game focusing on promoting an understanding of sustainability. Follow the blue signs to Science World or False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf.

There are 6 questions in total: Be a sustainability detective; try to find them all!

Concept and design by Alexa Bailey. Thanks to the participating community groups who provided questions and answers, and support. Thanks also to organizations who act as stations for the Walk, posting our signage.

Vancouver had over 50 salmon-bearing creeks, many  connected to False Creek.

 

True!

​Many of these creeks are gone. – Some call them the lost creeks of Vancouver.
Do you know of any of these creeks: Spanish Banks Creek, St George Creek, Beaver Creek, Musqueam Creek, Still Creek, or Tatlow Creek? They are among the few that still exist today!

Can you find any of them on this map of the old streams?

Take Time To Look – Where have lost creeks gone?

What clues do you see on False Creek’s shorelines?
The familiar buildings, roads, and even signage for a mill along with the old railroad that used to deliver goods – these formed parts of Vancouver’s early stages of “urban growth”. But that growth had a negative effect on salmon streams. As a result of urban development many streams were covered or filled in. https://fraserstreetstories.ca/lost-streams-of-vancouver/

Good News

What efforts are out there to help support the creeks and salmon? Here are a few examples:

Clue for Next Question:

Going West

Find the Creekside Community Centre, scan the QR code then walk to the closest rail to look out at False Creek.

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