Community

Pitch in for park

Volunteers are needed to help with a habitat enhancement project in Chantrell Park.

Hosted by Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society, the Oct. 29 event is part of ongoing efforts to restore the park to its natural state.

Society president Ron Meadley said a number of groups have already committed to pitch in, but more hands are always appreciated, as there is plenty of work to do.

“It’s quite an extensive area, and it’s hard-going because the blackberry is really thick,” Meadley said.

At the same time, the area is suitable for all ages to lend a hand, he said.

Those interested should meet at 139A Street and 22 Avenue at 10 a.m., dress for the weather and, if possible, bring gloves.

The effort will go ahead rain or shine and refreshments will be provided.

A similar effort in the spring resulted in the planting of about 200 trees and shrubs in the park, as well as removal of invasive species and litter.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

UPDATE: B.C. legislature to get security scanner
 
Election 2014: Retiring White Rock politician still aims ‘to make a lot of noise’
 
Cancer survivor continues to stand tall
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Attacks on women prompt warning from Surrey RCMP
 
Packed with T.L.C.
Culture in schools is still a problem, says former Langley student who was bullied
 
Man faces impaired driving charge, wife and toddler in car: Burnaby RCMP
 
Finance, environment and growth highlights of mayor’s annual speech

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.