Quarry Park June 16, 2018

The Greater Victoria Green Team and Friends of North Saanich Parks worked in the cool forest habitat in Quarry Park, removing English Ivy, Daphne and Holly! In total, 15 volunteers with the Greater Victoria Green Team contributed a total of 60 volunteer hours removing invasive English Ivy, Daphne, Japanese Honeysuckle and Holly from the forest around the North Saanich Strata! 

Thank-you to all of the amazing people for making a big difference and participating: Ricky, Helena, Conway, Phaedra, Afif, Charles, Court, Lillia, Firas, Jarrett (and your two awesome sons!), Jenn, Kana, Sho, Nanami, Suzune, Kiki, James, Helena and Heather.

Thank you to the Friends of North Saanich coordinator, Ashlee, for all of your hard work revitalizing North Saanich parks!!!

To find out more about the Friends of North Saanich group and to volunteer with them, check out their website: http://fnsp.ca

A big thank you North Saanich Parks department for supporting community engagement in your region! Your funding made it possible for us to engage community AND restore the environment! Thank you!

Our amazing community of eco-heroes!



  • 22 volunteers were engaged (18 GVGT) and contributed 57 volunteer hours 
  • 15 of the volunteers had never been to Quarry Park before
  • 8 of the volunteers had never removed English Ivy before!
  • We removed 5 cubic metres of invasive plants
  • We revitalized an area measuring approx. 300 square metres
  • 5 volunteers took the bus, while 6 of us carpooled together in two cars.

Before and After photo








Volunteers in Action 



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