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Robin Hill Park June 2, 2019

Published on June 4, 2019 under GVGT in Action

The Greater Victoria Green Team organized an invasive plant removal in partnership with View Royal invasive species coordinator, Chris Junck. We had 28 volunteers participate and managed to remove a big patch of Himalayan Blackberry, plus isolated patches of other invasives including Scotch Broom and Spurge-laurel!

Thank-you to everyone for participating: Andre, Anya, Ashley, Barbara, Betty, Cathy, Conway, Deanna, Evelyn, Jing, Joey, John, Joyce, Julian, Laura, Marjorie, Nova, Richard, Shengzuan, Simon, Sitong, Sloane, Styles, Timothy, Vishal, Yizhang, Yolanda and Yuki!

Thank you very much to the Township of View Royal for partnering with the Green Teams. Thank you for recognizing the importance of collaboration and partnership! Your support made it all possible.

Thank you to our in-kind sponsors for providing thank-you gifts to our volunteers: LUSH for providing fruit soap! Granola bars were donated by the awesome Nature’s Path

PHOTO ALBUM FROM THE EVENT IS FOUND HERE

Highlights

  • 28 volunteers participated and contributed 77 volunteer hours!
  • 26 volunteers had never been to Robin Hill Park before!
  • 7 volunteers had never removed invasive plants before
  • We removed 11 cubic metres of invasive plants
  • We cleared an area of habitat approx. 250 square metres

Before and After photos

  

  

    

Volunteers in Action