The Vancouver Park Board and Vancouver Fraser Port Authority are working together to create salt marsh on the east side of New Brighton Park. The project is a unique opportunity to restore coastal wetland habitat on the south shore of Burrard Inlet.
A restored salt marsh would:
On April 18, 2016, the Vancouver Park Board approved the concept plan for the salt marsh based on a design and public engagement process.
Construction in New Brighton Park began on September 12, 2016. The construction schedule and its key components are:
The park will have two separate off-leash areas beginning in September 2016:
The Park Board will monitor the new off-leash areas to see if further changes are required to improve use by visitors with dogs, or to avoid conflicts with other park uses or values. Please be patient as this project develops!
For general information on the city-wide off-leash dog strategy, visit the project page
View our concept to restore the shoreline, read background documents, and discover related initiatives.
Find out what's happened so far on this project.