Here’s our weekly list of events for you! We encourage everyone to come out to our club meeting this Thursday to discuss some exciting events we have coming up. PLUS, this Sunday is Tree Appreciation Day – try and get out there to show your tall friends some love!
ERVN Events On & Around Campus
Thursday, November 5
ERVN club meeting, 4:30-5:30pm
Join us outside of the Vertigo, in the SUB this Thursday to talk about some exciting events we have coming up, and have a chat about the natural areas on campus! If this is not a convenient time for you and you are hoping to attend a meeting in the future, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org – we want to make things work for everyone who wants to be involved in some way.
Friday, November 6
TLC Monitoring Workshop Series, 2:00-4:00pm
Join us for the third in a series of ecosystem monitoring workshops hosted by The Land Conservancy of BC. This week, we will be exploring soil testing methods and wildlife tree assessment. We will start off in the basement of the SUB, room B025. If you did not attend previous workshops, don’t worry! All are welcome.
Around Town & Beyond
Saturday, November 7
Haliburton Biodiversity Project work party, 10:00am-1:00pm
The Haliburton Biodiversity Project is a volunteer based initiative, which works enhance and restore wetland, meadow, and forest habitat at Haliburton Community Organic Farm. Join these lovely folks for a work party and learn about the amazing wetland restoration project on the site. This is also a great place to check out one of the region’s native plant nurseries. Lunch, tools, and gloves will be provided. Please e-mail email@example.com for more information, and e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining on a ride share to the site!
Fort Rodd Hill restoration work party, 10:00am-3:00pm
Join Parks Canada at this historical site to learn about Garry oak ecosystems and help remove invasive species! A pizza lunch, tools, and gloves will all be provided. Rides from the nearest bus stop can be arranged for those without wheels! For more information, or to RSVP, contact email@example.com or call 250-812-8133
Sunday, November 8 (Tree Appreciation Day!)
Community Tool Shed invasive pull, 10:30am
Join the folks from the Community Tool Shed at Meegan (Beacon Hill Park) for an invasive species pull. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Ever heard of the Habitat Acquisition Trust? This organization is a regional land trust that conserves nature on southern Vancouver Island, by increasing the amount of protected natural areas in the region, maintaining and restoring these areas, engaging the public and the community, and much more. The organization works in partnership with the government, other organizations, community members, and landowners to establish legal protection of and conserve an array of natural habitats in our region. Check them out here.
HAT will be hosting a number of exciting events this month, so stay tuned! Here are this week’s events – to RSVP to any or find out more, e-mail email@example.com
TONIGHT! Tuesday, November 3
Urban Forest Panel Discussion, 7:00pm
HAT will be hosting a group of local tree experts, urban planners, and others to discuss urban forest protection! The event will take place at 2451 Windsor Road, at the Windsor Pavillion, Oak Bay. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, November 6
Havenwood Park Community Weed Pull, 9:30am-2:00pm
Volunteers at this event will be cleaning up a site for future native species planting. Coffee, tools and training will be provided; just bring your own water, weather appropriate clothing, and lunch! Volunteers will meet on Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Sunday, November 8
Tree Appreciation Day at Uplands Park, 10:00am-1:00pm
Join HAT at Uplands Park for a tree planting event and go on an urban forest walk. Meet at the Uplands Sign on Beach Drive.
Enjoy your extra hour and the crisp November air,
Lindsay & the ERVN Team