Want to learn how to grow plants? Looking for new experience for your resume? In this program, you’ll learn about plants native to coastal British Columbia and how they support birds and pollinators. Working in EYA’s plant nursery and greenhouse, you’ll gain horticultural skills that can help you get a job, including native plant care, soils, propagation, seed-saving, and environmental stewardship. We will also take field trips to Still Creek where we’ll help restore habitat for salmon, birds, and other wildlife. You’ll also meet new friends, grow your leadership skills, and earn money while you’re at it!
This program is open to all youth age 14-18.
Lunch is provided & bus tickets are available upon request.
2021 PROGRAM DATES
Our programs are packed with team work, successional land-based teachings and visits from respected guests, so we ask that you attend all program days. If you know in advance that you must miss more than one day, we kindly ask that you apply for a different or future program.
You will receive up to $200 honorarium, based on attendance.
Please note: The honorarium cannot be paid out if participants attend less than half the days.
Strathcona Community Gardens (759 Malkin Ave.)
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this program, click here.
Questions? Our Program Manager would be happy to hear from you:
Marika van Reeuwyk, firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-689-4446
COVID-19 UPDATE (please find our full policy here): EYA is planning for in-person programs with some changes to keep you and your family safe. We’re carefully monitoring updates from health authorities – if it isn’t possible to run in-person programs, we will run virtual programs instead. All program activities will adhere to guidelines and regulations of the BC Health Authority.