This Saturday September 14th

Eastern CattailsRithet’s Bog needs your help. This is the only remaining bog in the Victoria area.

What: Invasive Eastern Cattails are invading the open wetland areas of Rithet’s Bog, decreasing habitat for native species and impeding views for people. Come help Ducks Unlimited, Rithet’s Bog Conservation Society and Saanich Parks staff and volunteers cut out the invasive cattails and free up the bog.

When: Saturday, September 14th, 10 AM – 2 PM. Drop in when you can.

Where: On the Chatterton Way side of the bog, near Dalewood Drive (Parking on Dalewood).

Bring: gloves, water, rain/sun gear, rubber boots or sturdy footwear and scruffy clothes that you don’t mind getting muddy. Gloves, vests, tools will be supplied. No previous experience required. Please no dogs or small children. On-site instruction provided along with refreshments.

For more info, please phone Sharon at 250-479-0491, or Russ at 250-658-5167.


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