Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP)
In 2001, the , , and the joined with the City of Surrey to form the Surrey Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP). Every summer, SNAP employs post-secondary students to work in habitat restoration and environmental outreach.
Work with SNAP
Gain career building experience with SNAP's employer, the . Within SNAP, you'll work in the community to restore, enhance, and protect Surrey's natural area parks, and to promote environmental stewardship of these areas. Recruitment begins in January of each year. For more information, email the SNAP Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the .
Volunteer with SNAP
Recruitment for SNAP volunteers will begin in May 2016. For details on how to get involved, contact the SNAP Coordinator at email@example.com. Or, sign up to volunteer using the . SNAP volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
The Habitat Restoration team restores and enhances natural areas like forests and meadows. They make a big difference by:
- Removing invasive plant species
- Cleaning up refuse and yard waste
- Installing habitat structures, and
- Planting native trees and shrubs
The Environmental Outreach team promotes nature appreciation and park stewardship by interacting with park neighbours and park users throughout the city. The team teaches children about the importance of nature in the city while leading fun and interactive programs such as . Look for them at community festivals and around Surrey, or book them for your own neighbourhood event!
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