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(ALL POSITIONS FILLED) EcoStewards – Bog Restoration 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

| Free

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY (ALL POSITIONS FILLED)

This event has reached full capacity. Thank you for your interest in this event. Please visit the Events Calendar for other opportunities.

 

Beaver Lake Bog (Photo: Brian Titaro)

Hidden from the public’s view off the trail around Beaver Lake lies the Stanley Park bog. This rare habitat is home to sphagnum moss, bog laurel, Labrador tea and the carnivorous round-leaved sundew plant. Alterations to the hydrology in the Beaver Lake watershed over the past 90 years have reduced this threatened habitat to only a fragment of its former size and nearly resulted in the loss of several rare local species.

This month, as part of four EcoStewards restoration events, we will continue to ensure the ecological integrity of the restored bog by removing invasive non-bog species and planting native bog species. Volunteers must enjoy working outdoors and be prepared to perform physical work in all weather conditions. Due to limited space at the bog, registration is limited to 6 volunteers per event.

This year, the Bog Restoration events are on:

  • Sunday August 27, 2017: 9:30AM-12:30PM (3hrs)
  • Sunday September 10, 2017: 9:30AM-12:30PM (3hrs)
  • Sunday September 17, 2017: 9:30AM-12:30PM (3hrs)
  • Sunday October 1, 2017: 9:30AM-12:30PM (3hrs)

A reminder email with detailed information about the day’s activity will be sent to registered volunteers a few days before the event. Volunteers should arrive dressed for the weather with rain boots or sturdy shoes to walk in mud, and be prepared to work on uneven terrain. 

 

The registration is closed for that event.

 

Details

Date:
October 1
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://stanleyparkecology.ca/event/ecostewards-bog-restoration-930-m-1230-p-m-3/

Organizer

Ariane Comeau
Phone:
(604) 718-6547
Email:
technician@stanleyparkecology.ca

Venue

Stanley Park Dining Pavilion
610 Pipeline Road
Vancouver, Canada
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Phone:
604-718-6522