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Blackberry, holly, ivy removal at Locarno Park Forest - Vancouver

  • May 11, 2014 · 9:45 AM

This event is on rain or shine.

Meeting Spot 

We are meeting at the corner of Belmont Ave and NW Marine Drive. For a map click --> 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 9.45am (please don't be late)

• Sign in

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

• Remove Himalayan Blackberry, Ivy and Holly


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

Vancouver Park Board


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  • Jessica A.

    Hi, I don't have visa to work, but I study in ILSC. Can I go to Blackberry, holly, ivy removal at Locarno Park Forest - Vancouver?

    May 6, 2014

    • Lyda S.

      You do not need a visa to participate in a volunteer activity

      1 · May 6, 2014

    • Jessica A.

      Thanks to information :)

      May 7, 2014

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