Havenwood Park invasive plant removal in Colwood

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Havenwood Park

Veterans Memorial Parkway · Colwood, BC

How to find us

We will meet at the main entrance to Havenwood Park off of Veteran’s Memorial Highway. We will have a short hike into the site. If you are late please

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Details

We will be removing invasive plants like Blackberry from Havenwood Park!

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER HERE: http://bit.ly/2GEDEO9

UNDER 19? Please ensure the PARENT CONSENT FORM is signed (available online at the link above when you register as a volunteer)

You only every have to register as a volunteer ONCE We'll be at the park volunteering rain or shine

MEETING LOCATION

We will meet at the main entrance to Havenwood Park off of Veteran’s Memorial Highway here: http://bit.ly/2G41xzB

DIRECTIONS

Transit/Cycling. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to BC Transit (http://bit.ly/2DakrC2) or use Google Maps (http://bit.ly/1hSWCQ7)

Carpool. If you need a ride log into your Meet-up account, RSVP and leave a message at the bottom of this event page describing where you need a ride from.

FLOW OF THE ACTIVITY

• Meet at 9:45am for sign-in and introductions (please be on time)
• If you can't find us, please call me at[masked]
• Remove invasive plants, clear trails
• Take a break after about 1.5 hour with lunch and refreshments!
• Volunteer until 1pm then sign-out at end

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER AHEAD OF TIME ONLINE

• If you haven't yet, register online: http://bit.ly/2GEDEO9
Don't forget to get your parent to sign the parent consent form

WHAT TO BRING:

• Rain jacket in case it rains. Don't let the rain scare you off!
• Refillable water bottle (we have extra cups in case you forget yours!)
• 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 especially if it's wet!!

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED TO 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!
• An opportunity to meet new people and have a fun experience in a beautiful park!

WHAT HAPPENS AFTERWARDS?

• If you need to confirm your hours for school or another program a volunteer letter emailed
• Photos taken will be loaded up in a photo album: http://bit.ly/2oWAT3G
• A summary of how this activity went along with before and after photos: http://bit.ly/2Db7d7W
• A volunteer letter will be emailed to you if you need to confirm your hours for school or another program

COLLABORATORS / PARTNERS

Friends of Havenwood Park (https://havenwoodpark.wordpress.com) and Habitat Acquisition Trust (http://www.hat.bc.ca)

Thanks to the City of Colwood for helping fund this activity and other Green Team activities in Colwood!