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Atkins Restoration Work Area January 29 2017

The awesome volunteers of the Greater Victoria Green Team, The Land Conservancy of BC and CRD Parks removed Himalayan Blackberry, English Holly, Scotch Broom, Spurge-laurel and English Ivy from the CRD park, Atkins Restoration Area.

Thank you to Torrey from the Land Conservancy, and Colleen and Liz of CRD Parks for hosting and organizing the activities for us

Thank you to all the volunteers for participating: Jenn, Felicia, Sue, Joris, Krittika, Erik, Kai, Stephanie, Kaylie, Tainyan, Xiaoqi, Helena, Veronica, Lori, Brayden, Wendy, Jodi, Meda and Craig!

To find out more about The Land Conservancy volunteer opportunities, head to their WEBSITE HERE

To find out more about CRD Parks volunteer opportunities, head to their WEBSITE HERE



  • In total 20 GVGT volunteers participated and contributed 75 hours
  • None of the 20 volunteers had never been to Atkins Restoration Area before
  • 8 volunteers had never removed blackberry before, while 11 volunteers had never removed Daphne before!
  • We also picked up about 55 pounds of garbage from the site!
  • We enjoyed yummy treats graciously donated by Cobs Bread in Victoria. Thank you Cobs Bread

    Thanks to everyone for attending!

    Before - check out all that daphne!






    Volunteers in Action!

Table of Contents

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Edge Place Gardens Feb 20 2017 February 21, 2017 3:24 PM Amanda E.
Mill Hill Regional Park Feb 18 2017 February 19, 2017 8:09 PM Amanda E.
Portage Park February 17, 2017 February 19, 2017 5:40 PM Amanda E.
Atkins Restoration Work Area January 29 2017 January 31, 2017 11:13 AM Amanda E.
Uplands Park December 4 2016 December 8, 2016 11:03 AM Amanda E.
Welland Orchard Park December 3 2016 December 5, 2016 5:23 PM Amanda E.
Portage Park November 21 2016 November 24, 2016 12:46 PM Amanda E.
Haliburton Biodiversity Project October 30, 2016 November 24, 2016 12:47 PM Amanda E.
Haro Wood November 16, 2016 November 18, 2016 10:51 AM Amanda E.
Colquiz River Park Nov 8 2016 November 10, 2016 2:47 PM Amanda E.
Songhees Wellness Centre November 6 2016 November 10, 2016 1:05 PM Amanda E.
Portage Park November 5 2016 November 10, 2016 11:06 AM Amanda E.

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