Uplands Park – 2 Articles in April 15, 2016 Issue of Oak Bay News [Geology-at Cattle-Point; Dogs-on-Leash]

The April 15th, 2016 issue of the Oak Bay News features two articles about Uplands Park. 

  1. Track glaciers on geotour
  2. Dog leashes not optional in Uplands in spring
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Reminder about Dogs in Uplands Park from April 1 – June 30

Friends of Uplands Park – Dog By Law Reminder

PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOGS ON LEASHES FROM APRIL 1 TO JUNE 30.  DOGS CAN DESTROY BIRD NESTS OR SCARE AWAY NESTING BIRDS including ground nesters:  Spotted Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow and low nesters: Anna’s Hummingbird, Bushtit, Chestnut-backed Chickadee and Bewick’s Wren.
PLEASE PICK UP AFTER YOUR DOGS AND PUT THE BAGS IN THE GARBAGE!
PLEASE STOP YOUR DOG FROM DIGGING HOLES AND RUNNING THROUGH THE VERNAL POOLS (rare plants)!
Also.. Please do not through Doggy Bags into the bushes or leave them on the meadows or along the trails even if the plan is for picking up later.  
Here is one of many photos of doggie bags left in Uplands Park.  These bags do not decompose in real time. More photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/imagerambling/albums/72157626166664895
Dog Poop Bag 2015_03_14 IMG_7404
Photo by Kathleen Matthews