Green Teams Canada logo of colourful tree and name of organization

The Greater Victoria Green Team has been busy at work throughout the Capital Region since August 2014. The Program Manager, Amanda Evans, believes that fostering a connection between people and nature is vital to the health and well-being of our planet, and plans to continue to motivate and encourage the community to get outside, get their hands dirty and restore habitat.

Activities

  • Remove invasive plants
  • Plant native species
  • Pick up litter from shorelines, creeks and parks
  • Maintain and build trails
  • Prepare vegetable beds, harvest veggies on educational farms

Impact

So far, the group has:

  • Grown to over 3,000 volunteers
  • Run 350+ activities
  • Revitalized 30,000 square meters of habitat and 3,000 cubic meters of invasive plants and
  • Worked in over 85 different parks in all municipalities in the CRD
  • Planted 10,000+ native plants and trees!

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 Awards

Vancity Social Innovation Award

Volunteer Victoria Award