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Youth ivy pull at Caulfeild Park in West Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2014 · 9:15 AM

This event is on rain or shine.

Note: while this volunteer activity focuses on engaging youth, all volunteers are welcome.

Meeting Spot 

We are meeting HERE. Get to Pilot House via Dogwood Lane (Pilot House Road is a one way street starting from Dogwood Lane.) Meet at "The Anchor"  A grassy knoll in the park where you will see a large boulder with an anchor attached to it. (Across from 4761 Pilot House Road). 
There is some parking at the anchor and you can park any where before or after the anchor on the left hand side of the street.

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 English Ivy 


What to bring

• Refillable water bottle (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 (we provide them otherwise)

• Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty

• Long sleeves and long pants to protect you from thorny plants and ticks  

• 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 at 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

• A fun experience in a beautiful park!


Host

Caulfeild Park Conservation Society and the District of West Vancouver

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  • Sandra Blaikie A.

    Frogsong Village NVC Family Camp talk at Permaculture Vancouver
    tonight at 7pm, Kiwassa Neighborhood House, 2425 Oxford st.

    April 17, 2014

  • Sandra Blaikie A.

    Sandy will be promoting the NVC Grandfamily Camp Council meeting at Frogsong Village, August 18th-24th, 2014, as well as the NVC Work-With-Love camps-outs in July.

    BIO: from Sandy's WWOOF Host listing: I am an empty nester Mom living on a gorgeous wilderness land coop beside Valhalla Park in the Kootenays. We are 75 minutes from Nelson. I am looking for help with organic gardening, permaculture design, plans for a magical granny cabin, building wheelchair accessible forest trails, construction, wood gathering & chopping, planning an NVC ("Nonviolent Communication") Grandfamily Camp this summer, see video: http://www.nvcfamilycamp.org/ab...­
    and creating an Ecovillage.

    Mulvey Creek Land Coop has 4-acre lots for sale @ $40,000, and i am interested in inviting a partner on to my site.

    April 17, 2014

  • Sandra Blaikie A.

    I am passionate about NVC (see cnvc.org), Vipassana Meditation (www.dhamma.org), Mooji.org & connecting with the inner & outer child in nature through the exploration of Frogsong Forest Theatre. Volunteers may stay in a cabin or bus or tent and share a primarily vegetarian diet. Enjoyment: hot tub, sauna, dipping pond, excellent hiking & climbing, trampoline, yoga, meditation, improv, campfire singing, sacred circles, ceremonies, swimming, visiting the Little Slocan Lodge next door.

    April 17, 2014

  • Robyn L.

    It was great! Our students really enjoyed themselves, and felt a great sense of accomplishment afterwards. We loved the snacks and thank you gifts too!

    April 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would like a ride, from main and 6th.

    April 13, 2014

    • A former member
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      April 14, 2014

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