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Community Clean Up of Invasive Blackberry & Litter at West Beach, White Rock

Community Clean Up of Invasive Blackberry & Litter at West Beach, White Rock

We’re helping the Green Team clean up invasive species (Himalayan blackberries!) in White Rock on September 17th from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm.

All ages, abilities & experience levels are welcome, bring your family & friends! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Gloves, tools, instruction & refreshments provided!

If this your first activity with the Lower Mainland Green Team. PLEASE REGISTER AS A GREEN TEAM VOLUNTEER AHEAD OF TIME HEREhttp://goo.gl/WRx6jr. You do not need to fill this out again if you have filled it out for previously.

MEETING INSTRUCTIONS
Meet by the West Beach boat launch (beside Bayview Park) at Bay St and Marine Drive. EXACT LOCATION HERE: https://bit.ly/3tvObnb. Call/text Ashton at 778-968-2693 if you can’t find them!

GETTING THERE/PARKING
• This activity is accessible by public transit, which is a great way to save on costs and is better for the environment.
• For FREE parking for the duration of this activity please email ashton@greenteamscanada with your license plate ahead of time or tell Ashton your license plate number upon arrival. Do not pay for parking! Ask Ashton for a parking pass to display on your dash when you arrive.

WASHROOMS
There are public washrooms located nearby (~5min walk).

WHAT TO BRING
• Refillable water bottle
• Hat and sunscreen to protect you from the sun
• Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
• Long sleeves and long pants to protect you from thorny plants & ticks
• Sturdy, comfortable closed-toe shoes/boots or rain boots
• Rain jacket in case it rains
• Your own gardening gloves, tools, and safety glasses.

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU
• Gloves, tools, and safety glasses if you don’t have your own
• An educational instruction on what to do (no experience necessary!)
• Refreshments
• A small thank-you gift at the end, donated by a business

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING
• Learn about local environmental issues and how to address them
• Meet new people & be part of a community
• Improve your mental & physical health by being in nature
• Get exercise & fresh air in a beautiful green space
• Revitalize a local green space & increase biodiversity
• Learn how to identify invasive plants & how to remove them
• Get volunteer hours
• Have FUN!

QUESTIONS?
You can reach the event’s organizer, Ashton, at 778-968-2693 or our community service director, Amrit, at 604-353-5632.

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Date

Sep 17 2022
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Time

9:45 am - 1:00 pm

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