Rewilding Still Creek

REWILDING STILL CREEK

Want to help create more habitat for wildlife in the city? Looking for new experience for your resume? In this program, you’ll learn about ecological restoration and work with a team of youth to restore habitat for salmon and birds along Still Creek in Renfrew Ravine, one of Vancouver’s only remaining urban streams. You’ll gain skills that can help you get a job, including how to remove invasive species, plant native species, and identify plants and wildlife. You’ll also connect with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers, 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

  • Feb 20 – May 1     I   Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM  – bird focus (skip Apr 3 for Easter)
  • May 2 – June 20   |   Sundays, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM – pollinator focus
  • July 3 – Aug 28    I   Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 2:30pm PM – wildlife focus (skip July 31 for BC Day)
  • July 8 – Aug 26    I   Thursdays, 10:30 PM – 2:30 PM  – wildlife focus  
  • Sept 11 – Nov 20  |   Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM – salmon focus  (skip Oct 9 for Thanksgiving)
  • Sept 19 – Nov 21  |   Sundays, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM – salmon focus 

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.

HONORARIUM
You will receive up to $200 honorarium, based on attendance.

Please note: The honorarium cannot be paid out if participants attend less than four days of the program. 

LOCATIONS 
Strathcona Community Gardens (759 Malkin Ave.)
Renfrew Ravine (3998 Renfrew St.)

 

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this program, click here.

 

MORE INFORMATION
Questions? Our Program Manager, Marika van Reeuwyk (marika@eya.ca) would be happy to hear from you.

 

COVID-19: EYA has policies in place to keep you and your family safe from COVID-19. Visit www.eya.ca/covid-19 for full details. C Health Authority. 

  • Categories: Birds, Indigenous Knowledge, Native Plants, Rewilding, Wildlife

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