Tag Archives: Park Stewardship

EXPONENTIAL STEWARDSHIP

The priorities of 35 and 25 years ago   At Lillian Hoffar Park which fronts on the western side of Tsehum Harbour, recently 14 people met for a three hour ivy pull. This Stage 1 removal brought back memories of the initial ivy removal at Illahie during the late 1990s. Mid-morning, I moved over to […]

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 […]

RESPONSE FEB-MAR 2017

Repairs & Removals – 6-8 Feb 2017, the old-growth valley at John Dean Park received 16” of soft snow, which compacted to an 11” hard pack. During the evening of Wednesday, 8 Feb., a freezing rain added a huge weight and literally brought down hundreds of limbs, 65 smaller trees and one old growth Douglas fir. The […]

BROOM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

All of the meadows in John Dean Park are “broom free”. The park has 9 Broom Zones: 5 x Flagship Presentation zones 2 x Trail-side Viewpoint zones 2 x Special Place zones Noteworthy: few parks within the region have received such a long-time commitment towards the complete removal of broom.   Updated: Autumn 2017 – […]

REMOVING THE PARK’S IVY

Updated: 2016 – “100% ivy free”. The Ivy Management System for John Dean Park is: routine priority sustain the achievement search & remove quarterly 30min per area is crucial & conducted carefully remove baby-ivy slips by the root   Area A:                 Illahie had 9 ivy zones (stage 7 achieved, 2009) Zone A-1              Valley Mist Trail, […]

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