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(ALL POSITIONS FILLED) EcoStewards – Bog Restoration

July 31 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm

| Free

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY (ALL POSITIONS FILLED)

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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.

 

Bog laurel blooming at Beaver Lake Bog (Photo: Ariane Comeau/SPES)

This month, as part of two EcoStewards restoration events, we will continue to ensure the ecological integrity of the restored bog by removing invasive non-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:

  • Thursday July 26 2018: 5:45PM – 8:45PM (3hrs)
  • Tuesday July 31 2018: 5:45PM – 8:45PM (3hrs) (ALL POSITIONS FILLED)

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:
July 31
Time:
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://stanleyparkecology.ca/event/ecostewards-bog-restoration-july-31-2018/

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