NO IVY LEAGUE: Weekly invasive plant removal. Cattle Point. Sundays 1 to 3pm. Jan 19 to March 8, 2020

Volunteers are invited to participate in the weekly NO IVY LEAGUE program hosted by the Friends of Uplands Park to help remove English Ivy + other invasive plants. Takes place every Sunday from 1 to 3pm, starting Jan 19, 2020 and continuing through to March 8, 2020. Meet at the Cattle Pt. kiosks. Tools, gloves and “best practices” instruction provided. Thanks for helping to restore the endangered Garry Oak Ecosystem. FOUP website at friendsofuplandspark.org.Partnering with Oak Bay Parks.

FOUP: Carpet Burweed Crawl at Cattle Point – Sunday January 12, 2020, 1-3pm

CARPET BURWEED CRAWL

SUNDAY Jan 12, 2020 1 to 3 pm

CATTLE POINT meet by kiosks

 Join Friends of Uplands Parkto remove the extreme invasive carpet burweed on Cattle Point. Although small, it can cover and destroy the colourful wildflowers.  Prickly seeds in May and June stick on shoes, clothes, fur and dog paws to spread to your yard and to sports fields. This is a real nasty weed!  WE NEED YOUR HELPTO WEED!

Oak Bay News Article: Dec. 3, 2019. Willows Students Contribute to Uplands Park Restoration

Oak Bay News Article web link at https://www.oakbaynews.com/community/willows-students-help-put-2500-native-plants-into-oak-bays-uplands-park/

Willows students help put 2,500 native plants into Oak Bay’s Uplands Park

Photos Courtesy of Oak Bay News.