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Deer Lake Park Sept 22 2019 – World River Day

Published on October 6, 2019 under LMGT in Action

World Rivers Day - Deer Lake Park Burnaby

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CLICK -> GLOBAL NEWS COVERAGE of volunteers in action <- CLICK


Thank you:

Amazing Green Team volunteers for coming out in the downpour of rain: Melanie, Adele, Tax King, Eric, Brian, Pat, Bert, Pamela, Suzie, Mila, Leonardo, Ryabn, Jennifer, Holden, Alan and Kathleen


City of Burnaby (Mark S.) and World Rivers Day (Mark Angelo) for partnering with our charity to make this community activity possible!



  • 16 volunteers contributed 43 hours. Great turn out, especially considering the amount of rain
  • 2 cubic meters of invasive plants were removed (largely Blackberry root crowns!)
  • 3 volunteers had never been to Deer Lake Park before
  • 6 volunteers had never removed invasive Blackberry or Ivy before
  • Adele helped sign volunteers in
  • Melanie was our social media volunteer for this event
  • Global News filmed our volunteers in action!
  • Volunteers received West Coast vegetable seeds


Green Team Deer Lake Sept 22 2019 story (videos, more photos) <– CLICK