The Greater Victoria Green Team organized a blackberry removal activity at Colwood Creek Park with 17 volunteers!
Thank-you to everyone who participated: Brendan, Forla, Fuying, GonbHeng, Jason, Jimin, Josie, Judy, Mind, Naenae, Riley, Robyn, Samuel, Sending, Sunny, Yixuan and Yuking.
Thank you very much to the City of Colwood for partnering with the Green Teams. Thank you for recognizing the importance of collaboration and partnership! Your support made it all possible.
Thank you to our in-kind sponsors for providing thank-you gifts to our volunteers: West Coast Seeds for providing veggie and flower seeds and LUSH for providing lots of goodies! Plus our granola bars were donated by the awesome Nature’s Path
- 17 volunteers participated and contributed 55 volunteer hours
- 13 volunteers had never been to Colwood Creek Park before!
- 10 of the volunteers were introduced to removing Himalayan Blackberry!
- We removed 3 cubic metres of Himalayan Blackberry!
What participants said about their experience
I enjoyed seeing that I was making positive change for our environment
Before and After photos
Volunteers in Action