The Greater Victoria Green Team with funding support from the Town of View Royal and Canada Post Foundation, organized 60 students, teachers and GVGT volunteers in Portage Park! We removed invasive ivy, daphne and planted 6 native trees (Grande fir and Douglas-fir!)
Thank-you so much to everyone who participated!
Thank you to our in-kind sponsors for providing thank you gifts to our volunteers: LUSH Cosmetics for providing great bath items, Camino Chocolate for providing chocolate. Plus our granola bars were donated by the awesome Nature’s Path
Amazing Team of Eco-heroes!
- 60 volunteers participated including students from Shoreline Middle School! In total 80 volunteer hours were contributed!
- 27 of the volunteers were introduced to removing English Ivy
- 4 of the volunteers were introduced to Portage Park
- We removed approximately 4 cubic metres of English Ivy!
- We planted 6 trees including Grande-fir and Douglas fir. These trees were donated by Judy Nault. She salvaged them from an area that was going to be developed. Thanks Judy!
Before and After photo
Volunteers in Action