Rocky Point Park Nov 16 2019
City of Port Moody (Angela). Partnering with our charity made this activity possible and gave community members the opportunity to learn about how climate change impacts local parks and what they can do about it!
Lower Mainland Green Team volunteers:
Alex, Anna, Art, Ashley, Brian J., Brian G., Diana, Doug, Eric, Eunice, Florence, Francis, Glenda, Jesse, Jungyoon , Karen, Kristin, Kste, Michelle, Ophelia, Pamela S., Pam, Suzie and Taegwon
- 24 volunteers came out in the rain (it rained the whole time!) and contributed 70 hours. What troopers!
- 15 cubic meters of invasive Himalayan Blackberry, English Ivy and English Holly was removed!
- 2 frizbees, 3 tennis balls, 5 bottles, several cans and a transformer (more than meets the eye!) was found on the site and removed
- 7 of the 24 volunteers visited Rocky Point park for the first time
- 8 volunteers removed invasive plants for the very first time
- 3 volunteers rode their bicycles to this activity
- Students from three schools participated: Heritage Woods Secondary, Pine Tree Secondary and Gleneagle
- We had a who can get the muddiest contest. Congrats on winning that t-shirt Michelle!
- Yummy home made invasive plant shaped sugar cookies were gobbled up
What Volunteers Said
Thank you to Lyda and her superb leadership and photography for this event!! Home made cookies for a treat as well !! We were very fortunate to have a truly positive, kind hearted leader ! ” – Michelle