Girls from the 34th and 43rd Vancouver Guides helped at Jericho Beach Park this morning. Irene, from the Jericho Stewardship Society, provided guidance, gloves, and gear – we provided the enthusiasm and muscle power.
In less than an hour, we removed lots of invasive morning glory from a meadow area and neighbouring trees. Once alien species have been removed, native trees and shrubs are planted to return the park to its original ecosystem.
Our Guides weren't the only ones helping out today. Local geocachers and members of the Jericho Stewardship Society were also hard at work, making the most of the good weather.
Our plan is to stay involved at Jericho Park, so look out for more opportunities in the coming months!