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Brookes Westshore October 23, 2019

Published on October 28, 2019 under GVGT in Action

The Greater Victoria Green Team organized the 6th event along Colwood Creek with students and teachers from Brookes Westshore. This time we planted 167 native trees and shrubs along the riparian slopes where the Daphne was removed from the past 3 months!

Thank-you to everyone for participating: the 70 teachers and students from Brookes Westshore!

Thank you very much to the Brookes Westshore for partnering with us and supporting community engagement and ecological restoration in the region!

The first group of students!
About half of the group from the second session!



  • In total, 71 volunteers participated and contributed 87 hours!
  • We introduced 55 volunteers to planting native trees/shrubs!
  • We planted 167 native trees/shrubs including Garry Oak, Douglas-maple, Big leaf Maple, Douglas-fir, Red-flowering current, Oregon-grape, Baldhip Rose, Nootka Rose, Ocean Spray, Sword Fern, Snowberry and Salal
  • This was our 6th time working with Brookes Westshore over the past 5 months! Check out our previous activities here:

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