Past Meetup

Planting & invasive plant removal at Kanaka Creek Regional Park Maple Ridge

This Meetup is past

12 people went

Needs a location

Details

This event is on rain or shine.

Meeting Spot

We are meeting at[masked]th Loop (near 108 Ave and Tamarack Ln). Please click on the map HERE (https://www.google.ca/maps/place/23668+108+Loop,+Maple+Ridge,+BC+V2W+1B2/@49.1995426,-122.5653975,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x5485d324b7ae02ad:0x6005007df34c5b8c) (closest major intersection is 105 Ave and Lougheed Hwy.). Please park along this residential street.

Getting yourself there

Transit. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to:http://www.translink.bc.ca (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 (http://vancouver.ca/engsvcs/transport/cycling/bikeways/maps.htm)

Activities

• Meet at 9.45am (please don't be late)

• Sign in

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

• Remove English Ivy and plant native species

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

Metro Vancouver Parks (http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks_lscr/regionalparks/Pages/default.aspx)

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