The Greater Victoria Green Team organized another big community engagement activity in Mystic Vale where over 40 volunteers came together to remove English Ivy! Thanks to the group from the Jump Foundation and Musgrave School, as well as Royal Road Students, UVic students and local community members for participating!
Thank-you to everyone for participating: Alden, BettyCamille-Alexie, Casey, Cassandra, Colin, Hongjian, Il young, Iris Jing, Joey, Josie, Kirsty, Nan, Penghui, Qi, Ryota, Shangqi, Shengxuan, Sitong, Vishal, Xinmiao, Yolanda, Yuky. Plus thank you to the chaperones and students of the Jump program!
Thank you very much to the University of Victoria Sustainability Office 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
- 41 volunteers participated and contributed 121 volunteer hours!
- 36 volunteers had never been to Mystic Vale Woods before
- 28 volunteers had never remove English Ivy before
- We removed 7 cubic metres of invasive plants!
- We cleared an area of habitat approx. 300 square metres
Before and After photos
Volunteers in Action