Drop In Ecosystem Restoration 09.27

09/27/2023 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM PT


Are you interested in supporting local ecosystems? Join our drop-in restoration event at the Nature Sanctuary and help restore endangered oak and sensitive wetland habitat. Volunteers will be working to remove invasive plant species alongside staff and other dedicated folx!

Meet in parking lot at 841 Ralph Street (red house on corner of Ralph and Swan Lake Rd) shortly before 4pm for location assignments.

Please follow health and safety protocols during the shift.  

Shift Info:

We provide:

    all tools needed (everyone gets their own set and then returns them at the end of the shift)
    work gloves which are returned at end of shift (if you have your own garden gloves please use these)
    training on plant identification and how the Nature Sanctuary conserve native species
    cookies at the end of the shift to restore your energy

You provide:

    willing hands and minds to learn more about this important conservation work
    your own work clothes and closed toe shoes

Thanks for supporting the Nature Sanctuary in this vital conservation work.

If you would like to continue to come and do more restoration after this event, check out our other opportunities here: https://www.swanlake.bc.ca/support-the-sanctuary/volunteer/


We acknowledge that the Nature Sanctuary is on the ancestral territories of the lək ̓ʷəŋən peoples, represented by the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples, represented by the W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTW̱ (Tsawout), W̱SIḴEM (Tseycum) and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) Nations.

We respect the vital relationships of First Peoples with these lands and waters for countless generations. We are honoured to invite and welcome Indigenous guidance and collaboration in stewardship and appreciation of the Nature Sanctuary.