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Portage Park TD Tree Days October 6, 2019

Published on October 8, 2019 under GVGT in Action

The Greater Victoria Green Team co-organized a big tree and shrub planting day as part of TD Tree Days supported by TD Friends of the Environment! In total 150 native plants were planted by almost 41 volunteers including family, friends and local residents!

Thank-you to everyone for participating: All of the TD employees and friends and the GV Green Team volunteers: Ayumi, Basil, Christopher, Damaris, Dima, Emily, Kyle, Helena, Peter, Richard, Timothy and Zitian

Thank you very much to Ellie and Daniel from TD who helped organize the event, brought all the delicious refreshments and were awesome to partner with!

Thank you very much to TD FEF and TD Tree Days for supporting the Green Team efforts to engage community in the care of local habitat! Thank you to the also to the View Royal Parks staff and contractor for assisting before and after the event!

Find out about TD Friends of the Environment here and TD Tree Days here!

Thank you to our in-kind sponsors for providing thank-you gifts to our volunteers: LUSH Cosmetics!

PHOTO ALBUM FROM THE EVENT IS FOUND HERE

Highlights

  • 40 volunteers participated and contributed 96 volunteer hours!
  • 35 volunteers had never been to Portage Park before!
  • 27 volunteers had never removed planted native trees/shrubs before!
  • We planted 150 native trees and shrubs!
  • We removed 3 cubic metre of invasive plants too!

What people said about their experience

Getting outdoors and doing something good for the environment

Great family event for a great cause.

Before and After photos

  

  

  

Volunteers in Action

Some of the plants and areas we planted

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