Ruth Johnson Park Nov 2 2019
City of White Rock (Steve, Vania, Sarah, Spencer and Ralph). Partnering with our charity made this activity possible and gave community members the opportunity to take care of a park and build a sense of community !
Amazing Lower Mainland Green Team volunteers:
Angelina, Bill, Check Ying, Chris, Diana, Ellie, Freya, Isabella, Jackson, Jaja, Jamie, Jennifer, Jill, Katarina, Katherine, Khali, Lara, Laura, Lexi, Louise, Luca, Lucy, Malik, Narinder, Pamela, Phi Yu, Sam, Size Wai, Stephanie, Suzie, Tatjana, Toini, Una, Wren, Zoey
- 36 volunteers contributed 66 hours
- 175 trees were planted (e.g. pine, Western Hemlock, Grand Fir, Western Red Cedar)
- 4.5 cubic meters of invasive English Ivy was removed
- Saved over a dozen trees from being choked out by English Ivy
- 20 of the 36 volunteers visited Ruth Johnson park for the first time
- 25 volunteers planted native trees for the first time
- Some of trees got named. Some names were: Elsa (because the tree is going to make it through winter, like Elsa from Frozen!), Eight and Treely
- 22 volunteers removed invasive plants for the first time
- Local brownies and Girl Guides participated
- There was a wide range of ages from older retired volunteers to 3 year olds and every age in between!
- Yummy home made tree-shaped sugar cookies were gobbled up
What Volunteers Said