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Earth Day native planting & invasive species removal Brydon Lagoon Langley

Date
Time
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Brydon Lagoon, 198a Street and 53 Ave, Langley

Langley City and Lower Mainland Green Team have partnered to bring you this Earth Day activity! PLEASE REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER by clicking: http://goo.gl/WRx6jr

To register for the event, click here.

No experience necessary.

We volunteer rain or shine.

MEETING INSTRUCTIONS

At Brydon Lagoon (the entrance near 53 Ave and 199st)

GETTING THERE:

Please reduce your ecological footprint by using:

• Transit. To find out the best route click: http://www.translink.bc.ca
• Your bicycle. For a bicycle map: http://www.translink.ca/en/Getting-Around/Cycling/Cycling-Maps.aspx)
• Carpool. Leave a message at the bottom of this page if you need a ride. Please chip in for gas ($5 for every hour of drive)
• Walk if you live nearby

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

• Learn about environmental issues facing the City of Langley Parks
• Meet new people
• Get exercise and fresh air in a beautiful green space
• Enhance a local park space and increase biodiversity
• Get volunteer hours
• Find out about other local organizations
• Feel a sense of community
• Lots of photos of you in action!
• Have FUN! 😀

YOUR DUTIES

• Remove invasive plant species (they compete with native plants and for this one we will be focusing on digging up blackberry and pulling English Ivy)
• Plant native trees
• Carry tools and supplies to the site to and from the meeting spot
• Use hand tools safely and responsibly, and return them

FLOW OF ACTIVITY

• Meet at 9am (please don't be late)
• Sign in on your phone or our tablet (if you haven't yet, please don't forget to fill out the volunteer registration form: http://goo.gl/WRx6jr to save time on the day)
• Walk to Site (follow arrows if you're late)
• Receive instruction and demo on how to remove invasive plants effectively and plant native trees
• Remove invasive plants and plant
• Take a break (yummy refreshments time!) around 10.30am
• Volunteer until 12pm
• Sign out on your phone or our tablet

REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER AHEAD OF TIME ONLINE

• If you haven't yet, register online: http://goo.gl/WRx6jr