Past Meetup

Remove English Ivy & Blackberry at Booth Creek Ravine in Coquitlam

This Meetup is past

14 people went

Location image of event venue

Details

PROCESS TO PARTICIPATE

Step 1:

If you haven't done so yet, register as a Lower Mainland Green Team volunteer by clicking HERE (https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/lower_mainland_green_team_volunteer_registration_form)

Step 2:

Register for our Oct 14 1.30pm-4.45pm Booth Creek activity by clicking HERE (https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/booth_creek_oct_14_2017_1_30pm_4_45pm_registration)

Please don't wait until the day of the activity to complete step 1 and/or 2 at the park on tablets. Let's save time at the event so we can get right to volunteering!! :)

We'll be working rain or shine

Meeting Spot

We are meeting at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Colton Avenue. Click HERE (https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Montgomery+St+%26+Colton+Ave,+Coquitlam,+BC/@49.2398937,-122.8418326,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54867878d66d2d09:0x2e458f37330ddbd3!8m2!3d49.2398937!4d-122.8396439) for an interaction map

Getting yourself there

Transit. To find out the best route from where you are click HERE (http://www.translink.bc.ca)

Carpool. Leave a message at the bottom of this page if you need a ride. Don't forget to chip in for gas ($5 for every hour of drive is about right)

Cycle. For a bicycle map click HERE (http://www.translink.ca/en/Getting-Around/Cycling/Cycling-Maps.aspx)

Flow of Volunteer Activity

• Meet at 1.30pm (please don't be late)

• Sign in

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

• Pulling English Ivy and digging up Himalayan Blackberry

• Take a break (yummy refreshments time!)

• Volunteer until 4.45 pm

• Sign out

What to bring

• REGISTER as a volunteer ahead of time HERE (https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/lower_mainland_green_team_volunteer_registration_form)

• Register for this activity ahead of time by clicking HERE (https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/booth_creek_oct_14_2017_1_30pm_4_45pm_registration)

Registering ahead of time helps us go paperless and save time!

• Refillable water bottle

• 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 at this volunteer activity

• 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 will happen afterwards

• A volunteer letter will be emailed to you if you need to confirm your hours for school or another program

• Photos taken will be loaded up in a photo album (http://www.meetup.com/The-Lower-Mainland-Green-Team/photos/)

• A summary of how this activity went along with before and after photos will be posted in our pages (http://www.meetup.com/The-Lower-Mainland-Green-Team/about/) to show what a big impact you've made

Our Host

We are working with the City of Coquitlam (http://www.coquitlam.ca)

Are you interested in becoming a Bad Seed volunteer? It’s easy — just show up to one of our Bad Seed events (https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/70f5aad0-ec2b-445c-b980-977cb9020dcb/1).