Oak Bay Tree Appreciation Day & Uplands Park Urban Forest Walk – Sunday, November 8, 2015

2015 Tree App & Urban Forest Walk posterOak Bay Tree Appreciation Day – The Friends of Uplands Park invites your participation in Oak Bay’s Annual Tree Appreciation Day, an annual event hosted by Recreation Oak Bay:

  • Meeting Place: Uplands Park “entrance” sign on Beach Drive across from parking lot.
  • Date: Sunday November 8, 2015
  • Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Activities: Help plant native plants in areas recently cleared of invasive plants. A family event. Refreshments & some tools provided, but please bring your own trowels, gloves, and shovels, if you have some.

Urban Forest Walk – A companion event hosted by HAT (Habitat Acquisition Trust) and FOUP (Friends of Uplands Park)

  • Meeting Place: Uplands Park “entrance” sign on Beach Drive across from parking lot.
  • Date: Sunday November 8, 2015
  • Time: 11:30AM – 1:00PM
  • Activities: Walk through Uplands Park with FOUP & HAT experts. Jjoin Dr. Larry McCann, UVic expert on the history of the Uplands neighbourhood, for a walk in the Uplands.

2015 Tree App & Urban Forest Walk poster

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Oak Bay Urban Forest Symposium – November 3 – 2015

Margaret Lidkea sends the following announcement, and invitation, to attend the important Oak Bay Urban Forest Symposium, to be held at Windsor Park Pavilion, November 3, 2015, 7-9pm.

Dear Friends
Oak Bay Parks, Friends of Uplands Park and Habitat Acquisition Trust are hosting this important event. This is the first public meeting in Greater Victoria about the Urban Forest. Strategies will be developed by each municipality. Please arrive early for a seat. Refreshments. Donations welcome. Poster PDF: https://www.oakbay.ca/sites/default/files/recreation/documents/parks_symposium_flyer.pdf
Margaret Lidkea, Chair of FOUP

This local Oak Bay focused Urban Forest Symposium follows from the Canadian Urban Forest Conference held in Victoria Fall 2014. [2014 Conference presentations available at http://www.cufn.ca/#!cufc11-victoria-british-columbia/c7rb]

Urban Tree Symposium Poster half size 2015-11-03 parks_symposium_flyer