The Greater Victoria Green Team organized a blackberry removal activity at Colwood Creek Park with community volunteers AND students from the local Belmont Secondary School!
Thank-you to everyone who participated: Braeden, Tyler, Caden, Tanner, Morgan, Jason, Curtis, Max A., Max E., Abbey, Aisha, Nick, Sam, Parker, Morgan, Keegan, Quetin, Joseph, Hannah, Stacey and Sofia! Plus Megan and Danya the two awesome teachers!
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
- 23 volunteers participated and contributed 28 volunteer hours
- 15 of the volunteers were introduced to removing Himalayan Blackberry!
- We removed 3 cubic metres of Himalayan Blackberry from an area measuring approximately 100 square metres!
What participants said about their experience
Before and After photos
Volunteers in Action