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Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad Events

two youth snipping blackberry

Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad Events

Location:
Hazelnut Meadows Community Park, 14069 68 Ave

Date & Time:
July 27 to September 21, 2019
5:00 PM - Noon

Contact:

stewardship@surrey.ca

Category:
Parks and Environment Youth

Cost:
Free

Presented by:

Surrey Parks

2019-07-27 17:00:00 2019-09-21 12:00:00 America/Vancouver Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad Events Join a community of youth volunteers who protect and care for our urban forest. Hazelnut Meadows Community Park, 14069 68 Ave stewardship@surrey.ca

The Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) combines environmental stewardship and leadership in Surrey's unique urban forest. SYSS enhances our parks through hands-on restoration, education at community events, and other unique projects.

Tools, training and light refreshments are provided. These events are drop in, rain or shine (events may be cancelled in high winds or extreme weather conditions). Stay comfortable by bringing lots of water and wearing appropriate clothing for summer weather conditions.

  • sturdy footwear
  • loose, breathable clothing
  • hat & sunglasses

Drop in to an upcoming event, or sign up to be the first to know about new opportunities. Everyone ages 13-17 is welcome to participate – no experience is required. Adults and families are welcome at Nature Work Party events.

Upcoming Events:

Invasive plant removal (Himalayan Blackberry) at Hazelnut Meadows Community Park (6840 140 Street):

  • Saturday, July 27 (2-4pm)
  • Friday, August 9 (5-7pm)
  • Saturday, August 24 (2-4pm)
  • Friday, September 13 (5-7pm)

Tree planting at Hazelnut Meadows Community Park (6840 140 Street):

  • Saturday, September 21 (10am-12pm)

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