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Invasive plant removal at Hume Park (Nov 17 2013)

The Lower Mainland Green Team removed invasive plants and took water quality samples at Lower Hume Park in New Westminster!

Thank you to Evergreen (Sharon) for hosting us!

Thank you to all the LMGT volunteers: Xia, Laura, Tamara, Kyra, Anthony, Kathy F., Steve, Chen, Martin, Kiyoe, Bill, Kevin, Isaac, Tina, Curtis, Kevin, Amy, Vivian, Sunny, Kelvin, Jason, Kathy L., Lucy, Prashi, Dhanul, Mithila, Raymond, Timothy, Jean, Jeremy, Darryl, Kanishka, Rob, Kathy K., Cady, David, Shahin, and Alexandra!

Highlights

  • 38 volunteers contributed 111 hours
  • Volunteers came from Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Port Moody, and Maple Ridge
  • 34 volunteers had never been to Hume Park
  • 20 volunteers had never removed invasive plants before
  • We removed 8 cubic metres of invasive plants, including a large holly tree
  • We learned about urban streams and water quality, and even got to take water samples!
  • We had a bunch of Scouts from the 69th Knights of Kensington Scout Group
  • And, a journalism student from Kwantlen Polytechnic University documented the event for us!


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Water Sampling


The Volunteers

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