Category Archives: North Saanich Parks

Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Smith Mitchell, 28 Jul 47 – 6 Nov 20 https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/18885816/Andrew-Smith-MITCHELL Andrew Mitchell Obituary (2020) – The Times Colonist (legacy.com)   Andrew has been visiting the park since the mid-80s. I first met Andrew in September 2002, shortly after he retired from the Forest Service. Within a few years he became a regular walker on […]

Paving the Parking Lot

May 4-5, 2020, the 1938 parking lot and upper road at L/JDP was prepped and paved. Many thanks to the Friends of John Dean Park Society and BC Parks (through the Parks Enhancement Fund) for partnering to fund this project. Well done! Next year this grand-old park turns 100. More info: http://bcparks.ca/partnerships/pef.html https://www.friendsofjohndeanpark.org/index.php/home-page/news-events

QUARRY PARK REVIVED – 2020 Update

The Park is now invasive free Stewardship Fervour | 5yr Strategy (2017-2021)   In North Saanich, an ecosystem revival has occurred at Quarry Park (4th year in-progress). We started spring 2017. So far over 115 induvial people have volunteered 482hrs over 12 events.   On September 25, 2017, I wrote, “I’m big on Quarry Park! […]

QUARRY PARK REVIVAL

Stewardship Fervour | 5yr Strategy – summer 2019 update By Jarrett Teague   The long-time anticipated Quarry Park revival is well underway (3rd year). You are invited to participate! We started spring 2017, so far over 100 induvial people have volunteered 485hrs. Part 1:  QUARRY PARK Quarry Park is the most southern park in North […]

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