Parks & Environment Drop- in


VOLUNTEERING IN SURREY’S PARKS Spring is the perfect time to connect to your local park spaces as a volunteer. To sign up and learn more about volunteering with the City of Surrey, visit surrey.ca/volunteer . ActivateYour Park

Discover signs of spring. Take a stroll on one of our many nature trails to look for blossoming trees, listen for birds, or explore one of our new parks. There’s something

Care for Our Urban Forest Surrey’s urban forest has over 80,000 street trees and 3,800 acres of natural areas. Volunteer to care for them by removing invasive plants, planting trees, improving tree wells and more. surrey.ca/parkprograms stewardship@surrey.ca | 604-598-5774 All ages Get your hands dirty removing invasive plants to help restore and enhance our parks! Meet new people, earn volunteer hours, and give back to your community.Tools and training provided. Check online for dates. surrey.ca/parkprograms stewardship@surrey.ca | 604-598-5774 Nature Work Parties SurreyYouth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) 13–18yrs Are you a high school-aged youth looking for volunteer experience in nature? Care for the environment with our youth volunteer group! Plant trees and shrubs, remove invasive plants, contribute to citizen science, participate in online

Surrey has hundreds of community parks, playgrounds, and gardens. Make positive changes in your community and show how to #lovewhereyoulive. Here are some ways you can help: Pick up litter Care for a park bin Help with a park beautification project Assist at community events partnersinparks@surrey.ca | 604-501-5050 GARDEN WORK PARTIES The Glades Woodland Garden and Darts Hill Garden Park are looking for volunteers to assist with light horticultural maintenance. No experience required - we provide all the training and equipment you need. To maintain safety and physical distancing, spaces for this activity are limited. partnersinparks@surrey.ca | 604-501-5050 volunteer hours over Spring Break? Join us to plant trees, remove invasive plants, or for a park cleanup! Tools and training provided. PARK CLEANUP AT BEAR CREEK PARK 13750 88 Avenue Tu, Mar 15 | Tu, Mar 22 10am–12pm TREE PLANTING Wed, Mar 16 | Wed, Mar 23 PARK CLEANUP AT UNWIN PARK 13313 68 Avenue Th, Mar 17 | Th, Mar 24 12pm–2pm iNATURALIST NATURE WALK Fri, Mar 18 INVASIVE PLANT REMOVAL Sat, Mar 19 | Fri, Mar 25 Spring Break - Youth Volunteer Opportunities Calling all youth 13-18 years! Looking to earn

for everyone to get outdoors and enjoy nature in our parks.

NEW PARKS We are continually working to ensure our parks and trails are well-designed and maintained to meet the needs of our growing community. This includes the creation of new parks, as well as the improvement of existing parks. Check out one of these recently opened parks this spring: EDGEWOOD PARK 2284 165 Street This new neighborhood park features a brand new playground, a wide open grassy area, and paths throughout.

workshops and more! surrey.ca/parkprograms stewardship@surrey.ca | 604-598-5774

Spring Releaf Tree Planting Wednesday Evenings – April

Help grow Surrey’s urban forest by planting a tree with us this spring.Tools and training provided. Bring your enthusiasm and be prepared to get dirty. Check online for locations, times, and sign up information. surrey.ca/releaf Connecting Generations - Unwin Park Garden Care Volunteers Hello youth and senior volunteers! Help care for vertical gardens at Unwin Park. Participate in intergenerational volunteer activities including crop planting, watering, garden bed care, harvests and more.To volunteer, email or call us. partnersinparks@surrey.ca | 604-501-5050

COLEBROOK PARK 14311 Colebrook Road

At over 175 hectares, Colebrook Park is a huge natural area park on the slope overlooking Mud Bay. Here you’ll find lots of wildlife, birds, trees and streams.

surrey.ca/parkprograms | stewardship@surrey.ca

KABADDI PARK 7017 122 Street

Check out the new rubber volleyball court at Kabaddi Park!You’ll also find a multi- purpose playing field, a picnic shelter and a walking loop.

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