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Lund Road Restoration Area October 27, 2019

Published on October 30, 2019 under GVGT in Action

The Greater Victoria Green Team and Volunteer View Royal organized a blackberry removal activity in the Lund Road Restoration Area. We managed to remove over 6 cubic metres of invasive blackberry including digging up big root crowns!

Thank-you to everyone for participating: Chris, Deanna, Devin, Em, Karcia, Marty, Sam, Simon and Teagan

Thank you to Chris Junck, the invasive species coordinator contracted by View Royal for hosting us! Find out about other volunteer opportunities in View Royal HERE

Thank you very much to the Town of View Royal for funding this activity and making it possible for us to engage community in the care of your parks!

PHOTO ALBUM FROM THE EVENT IS FOUND HERE

Highlights

  • In total, 11 volunteers participated and contributed 30 volunteer hours!
  • We removed 6 cubic metres of invasive blackberry from an area measuring about 100 square metres!
  • We introduced 6 volunteers to the park!
  • We introduced 4 volunteers to removing Himalayan Blackberry!
  • 5 volunteers came from View Royal, 3 from Langford and 3 from Victoria!
  • 2 volunteers just moved to town (welcome Em and Marty!) and came out to meet new people while helping the environment!

Before and After photos

  

  

Volunteers in Action