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Invasive plant removal and clean-up at Mackay Creek

  • Sep 27, 2013 · 9:15 AM

This event is on rain or shine!

Meeting Spot 

Lower Mackay Creek Park. Corner of Lloyd Ave & 1st St, North Vancouver (on the Spirit Trail). 

Map HERE


Getting yourself there

Transit. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to:http://www.translink.bc.ca type in the location you are starting from, the destination and the date and time you will begin the trip

Carpool. If you need a ride log into your meetup account, RSVP and leave a message at the bottom of this event page describing where you need a ride from. We're a friendly bunch and often Lower Mainland Green Team volunteers are willing to provide a ride! Don't forget to chip in for gas if you get a ride ($5 for every hour of drive is about right)

Cycle. For a bicycle map click HERE


Activities

• Meet at 9.15am (please don't be late)

• Sign in

• Walk to Site (follow arrows if you're late)

• Remove invasive plants and pick up litter from 9.30-noon


What to bring

• Water (don't forget this please)

• Rain jacket in case it rains. Don't let the rain scare you off!

• If it's sunny bring a hat and sunscreen

• Your own gardening gloves if you prefer them

• Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty

• Long sleeves and pants (to avoid scratches from thorny plants)

• Sturdy, comfortable closed toe shoes/boots. Gum boots work too!


What will be provided for you

• Gardening gloves if you don't have your own

• Tools

• Refreshments for the break

• Instruction on what to do. You don't need to have experience to participate!

• A volunteer letter if you need to confirm your hours for school or another program

Host

District of North Vancouver and the Fraser Basin Council

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  • Susie

    I will try to make it - all depends on work. Count me as a maybe

    September 26, 2013

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