The Greater Victoria Green Team organized an ivy pull as part of the ConnectU conference. In just one hour, 13 UVic employees helped to remove almost 5 cubic metres of English Ivy! We also had our awesome Green Team volunteers there and the group of us all had a great time!
Thank-you to everyone for participating: Ben, Julianna, Shelby, Fiona, Jennifer, Kelly, Therese, Barbara, Conner, Susan, Paula, Sullivan, Brian, Alden, Cassandra, Colin, Connie, Steve and Nicolas!
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
- 19 volunteers participated and contributed 27 volunteer hours!
- 11 volunteers had never remove English Ivy before
- We removed 6 cubic metres of invasive plants including English Ivy and English Holly.
- We cleared an area of habitat approx. 200 square metres
Before and After photos
Volunteers in Action