The Greater Victoria Green Team with funding support from the Community Grant Program of District of Oak Bay and Canada Post Foundation, organized 14 GVGT volunteers at Anderson Hill Park! We removed mainly invasive English Ivy (and also a bit of Daphne) on the rainy, but very fun day!
Thank-you so much to everyone who participated: Anastasia, Ashley, Beth, Chester, David, Deborah, Helena, Jacqueline, Kamran, Marisa, Martin, Miaoju, Moragh and Simon.
Thank you to Christina-Johnson Dean for hosting us and all of the work you do in restoring Anderson Hill Park! If you want to join Christina for other ivy pull activities on Anderson Hill Park, please email her: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to our in-kind sponsors for providing thank you gifts to our volunteers: LUSH Cosmetics for providing great bath items, EarthRated for providing dog poop bags, Camino Chocolate for providing chocolate and hot chocolate. Plus our granola bars were donated by the awesome Nature’s Path
Amazing Team of Eco-heroes!
- 14 GVGT volunteers were engaged and contributed 39 volunteer hours
- 8 of the volunteers were introduced to removing English Ivy
- 11 of the volunteers were introduced to Anderson Hill Park
- We removed approximately 4 cubic metres of invasive plants from an area measuring approx. 100 square metres!
Before and After photos
Volunteers in Action