Invasive Plant Removal

Join GOERT staff and members in removing invasive plants in one of View Royal’s new parks!

Date: Saturday, November 26, 2011

Time: 10:00am-12:30pm and 1:00-3:30pm (come for one session, or stay all day).

Location:in View Royal (near Victoria) on the corner of Watkiss Way and West Burnside Road

What to bring: warm clothing (and rain gear just in case), proper shoes, a water bottle, comfortable work gloves (if you have them). Optional: secateurs or loppers.

They will have equipment on site. Training and refreshments will be provided! Come help remove invasive alien plants from the Garry Oak woodland in a newly-protected natural areas park in View Royal.

Garry Oak Ecosystems: In all of Canada, Garry Oak and associated ecosystems occur only on southeastern Vancouver Island (Victoria area to the Comox Valley), on the Gulf Islands and in two isolated areas in the Fraser Valley. Today, only about one per cent of these ecosystems remain in near-natural condition in the Capital Regional District.

To register: please email [email protected] or call 250-383-3427.

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