Remove invasive plants and clean up Broomhill Park, Sooke! Carpooling available!

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Broomhill Community Park

2279 Pyrite Drive · Sooke, bc

How to find us

We will meet in the park (near Pyrite and Beaton Road in Sooke)

Location image of event venue

Details

We will be removing invasive plants from Broom Hill in Sooke!

Step 1. If you haven't done so, please register as a GVGT Volunteer and sign the waiver here: https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/greater_victoria_green_team_volunteer_registration_form

This event is on rain or shine!

Meeting Spot and Parking

We will meet near the entrance to Broom Hill Park here: http://bit.ly/2Jxwqi7
There is parking in the park.

How to get to the location

Transit/Cycling. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to BC Transit (http://www.bctransit.com/regions/vic/?p=2.list) or use Google Maps (https://www.google.ca/maps/preview).

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 Volunteer Activities

• Meet at 9:45am for sign-in and introductions.
• Walk to site (we will be working inside the park so if you arrive after 10am, you will need to meet us at the work area - i'll post the link soon)
• Remove invasive plants like Daphne!
• Take a break after about 1.5 hour with refreshments and snacks.
• Volunteer until you can and sign-out at end, plus take home an eco gift provided by one of our sponsors: https://www.greenteamscanada.ca/supporters/in-kind/

What to bring

• If you're under 19, you must bring a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate. Please have your parents fill in this form: http://bit.ly/2WdZeAT
• Refillable water bottle
• Dress for the weather. Rain jacket/pants if it rains, hat and sunscreen if it is sunny.
• Long-sleeved shirt and long pants to protect you from thorny plants and ticks
• Clothing you don't mind getting dirty
• Sturdy, comfortable closed-toe shoes/boots.

We will provide

• Gardening gloves if you don't have them
• Tools
• Instructions on what to do. You don't need to have experience to participate!
Refreshments (bring a water bottle)
• A fun experience, meeting new people in a beautiful park!

Partners

District of Sooke www.Sooke.ca

This partnership will increase community engagement, raise environmental awareness & increase Sooke's capacity to improve their local parks! Thank you to Sooke for recognizing the importance of teamwork and collaboration!