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Green Timbers - Inaugural Plantation

Green Timbers - Inaugural Plantation

Heritage Area: Green Timbers

Site #: 212

Location: 14255 96 Ave

Registered: January 12, 2004

Significance: Historical, Environmental

Description: The Green Timbers Inaugural Forest Plantation is located in Green Timbers, a natural area in the northern part of the City. It consists of a grove of trees planted from seedlings in the first attempt at reforestation in the history of British Columbia. The inaugural ceremony took place on March 15, 1930. This site exemplifies the early logging and reforestation heritage of the community, and the commitment to protecting and enhancing the natural environment in Surrey - the City of Parks.

Listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places