Cedar Grove Park August 9 2013

The Lower Mainland Green Team removed Himalayan Blackberry at Cedar Grove Park

Thank you to the BC Wildlife Federation’s “Go Wild! Youth for Conservation Leadership Workshop” for partnering with us for this event!

Thank you to the North Surrey Organic Garden Society for providing storage for our tools, gloves and refreshments and a porta potty!

Also a thank you to the City of Surrey for providing direction and for picking up our invasive plants!

Thank you to all the volunteers: Bill, Cheryl, Christopher, Ryan, Aidan, Maxime, Kiyoon, Melanie, Jack, William, Jeffrey, Yazi, Matthew, Alan, Inara, Jennah, Jahaan, Jordan, Kimberly, Katie, Mariko, Chloie, and Lyndsey! And, thank you to our LMGT leaders: Natasha, Daphne, and Monique!

Highlights

  • 27 volunteers contributed 81 hours
  • Volunteers came from Surrey, Langley, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Coquitlam, Vancouver, Chilliwack, Mission, and North Vancouver
  • 22 volunteers had never been to Cedar Grove Park before
  • 8 volunteers had never removed invasive plants before and removed
  • 3 cubic meters of invasive plants were removed
  • A film crew was present to get footage for an upcoming promotional video for the BC Wildlife Federation’s “Go Wild! Youth for Conservation Leadership Workshop”
  • A couple of the volunteers serenaded us with duck calls, with help from some duck call whistles they brought with them
  • The volunteers participated in a nature walk where they practiced their plant and tree identification skills


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All the volunteers

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Youth New Brighton Park May 21 2015 May 27, 2015 2:21 PM Lyda S.
Habitat Island May 10 2015 May 13, 2015 6:59 AM Lyda S.
Jericho Park May 10 2015 May 12, 2015 4:42 PM Lyda S.
Cedar Grove Park May 9 2015 May 9, 2015 10:02 PM Lyda S.
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Youth at Coquitlam River Park May 6 2015 May 6, 2015 4:59 PM Lyda S.
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