Invasive Species Removal- Scotch Broom

When: Sat, October 28, 2023 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Where: Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam, BC Contact: Minnekhada Coordinator Contact Email: Open Spots: 5

Join us Saturday, October 28th to remove invasive scotch broom from Minnekhada! This event will take us off-trail, allowing you to explore parts of the park that are otherwise close to the public! As the event will be off-trail, sturdy shoes are required for the hike. This event is 16+

Approx. Schedule:
· 10:30 am – Meet at Parking Lot and hike up to the location (*arrive
15 mins early to find parking/sign in)
· 10:45 am – Tools, Safety, and Invasive Plant Information
· 11:15 am – Pulling Invasive Plants
· 12:00 pm – Water/Snack Break
· 12:10 pm – Pulling Invasive Plants
· 1:00 pm – Clean up and Hike back
· 1:30 pm – Back at Quarry Road parking lot

What to bring:
· Water bottle with water
· Snacks
· Sturdy shoes to work in such as hiking shoes (ankle support recommended)
· Clothing you do not mind getting dirty
· Long pants and sleeves, there might be thorns
· Dress for the weather so bring rain gear or sunscreen and a hat

· Binoculars and small camera for views and wildlife
· Favorite gardening gloves and clippers
· Bear Spray

What we supply:
· Gloves and Tools (sanitized between uses, no sharing)
· Light snacks

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