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Greater Victoria Green Team

The GreGVGT-logo-horizontalater Victoria Green Team has been busy at work throughout the Capital Region since August 2014. The Program Manager, Amanda Evans, believes that fostering a connection between people and nature is vital to the health and well-being of our planet, and plans to continue to motivate and encourage the community to get outside, get their hands dirty and restore habitat. To see volunteers in action click HERE

Activities

  • Remove invasive plants
  • Plant native species
  • Pick up litter
  • Maintain trails
  • Prepare vegetable beds
  • Harvest vegetables

 

 

Video showing the work we do

Impact

So far, the Greater Victoria Green Team has:

  • Grown to over 2,000 volunteers
  • Run 200+ activities
  • Worked with 50 collaborators (municipal, regional and provincial park staff, streamkeeper/environmental groups)
  • Removed 13,000 square meters of habitat and 2,200 cubic meters of invasive plants and
  • Planted 9,500+ native plants and trees!

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Awards

Vancity Social Innovation Award – 2015

Volunteer Victoria Volunteer Engagement Award – 2015

District of Saanich Environmental Award – 2016