The Greater Victoria Green Team volunteers worked to remove 6 cubic metres of English Ivy from the forested Portage Park in View Royal. Volunteers came from the company Reliable Controls, local residents and St. Michael’s Students!
Thank-you to all of the amazing people for making a big difference and participating: Brad, Dan, Daniel, Erin, Gabriel, Hania, Jason, Justin, Kent, Matthew, Michelle, Mike, Nikolina, Prashant, Richard, Rob, Robin, Sarah.
Thank you to Chris Junck, the Invasive Species Coordinator of View Royal for working together on this awesome day!
To join the View Royal Environmental Volunteer group, you can email Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org, and join the Volunteer View Royal Facebook Page Here
A big thank you to the Town of View Royal for supporting community engagement in your region! Your funding made it possible for us to engage community AND restore the environment! Thank you!
- 33 volunteers were engaged and contributed 70 volunteer hours
- 26 of the volunteers had never been to Portage Park before
- 28 of the volunteers had never removed English Ivy before!
- We removed 6 cubic metres of invasive plants
- We revitalized an area measuring approx. 200 square metres
Before and After photo
Volunteers in Action