This year, JSG Society received a $200 MEC gift card through the Grassroots Product Donation Program. The funds helped to purchase 4 new folding wood saws for the volunteers to use while we work in the park and we rewarded some of the key-member volunteers to thank them for consistently contributing to our work in […]
Admiring a large area of native plants – false lily-of-the-valley, redwood sorrel, fringecup, salmon berry, trailing blackberry, sword fern, snowberry, hemlock, douglas fir and more Open field of lupins in flower A pair of barred owls grooming themselves, graced us with their call and presence.
Bev and Bill from Nature Vancouver cleaned, repaired, raised, upgraded and added 16 bird boxes around the Jericho ponds. We’ll be watching to see if the swallows and chickadees appreciate their new available accomodations this year. Big thanks to Bev and Bill for all their efforts and expertise.
Jericho’s nesting Herons were perched quietly in the rain over east pond; looks like their nest still needs some more work. The rain did not deter 16 volunteers from attacking a large area of himalayan blackberry. before: after: In fact, we were proud to show off our muddy pants and boots
Today, John told us of talking to a homeless gentleman during the summer drought who spent time and effort to bring water from public washrooms to keep some of our thirsty new plants alive. Whoever you are … JSG and the Park thank you! We know that Jericho is loved and appreciated by many many […]