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Horn Creek Park Invasive Species Removal

Aug 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Work

  • We’re looking for energetic volunteers to help us with the restoration of Horn Creek Park in Abbotsford.
  • This will involve removing some invasive morning glory and blackberry.

Why It’s Helpful

  • Abbotsford’s Horn Creek Park is home to a multitude of wildlife. You will be helping keep the park in top condition for the wildlife that calls the area home.
  • The fight against invasive plant species is ongoing. Keeping these invasives controlled will help recent plantings to thrive and make it a beautiful space.


  • Digging and pulling up morning glory with shovels, pickaxes, and by hand.
  • Cutting back blackberry stems with pruners.


  • Be prepared to spend the time outdoors in the heat with minimal seating options.
  • Be prepared to manually remove morning glory and blackberry.
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear (hiking boots recommended, the ground is uneven in some parts) and work gloves.
  • Bring your own refillable water bottle.


  • All training required will be provided on the day of.
  • All tools will be provided including shovels, pickaxes, and pruners.
  • If you’re able to, bring your own gloves, otherwise, gloves will be provided.


  • Dress appropriately for hot weather.
  • First aid kit and water are available at the event.


  • Outdoors at Horn Creek Park.
  • There are no shelter or bathroom facilities on site.


  • Horn Creek Park, Abbotsford, BC.
  • The exact meeting location will be provided once registered.


  • Saturday, August 13th, 2022
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Please ensure that all people attending are registered separately.
If you click the “Sign Up” button below and receive a “form has been deactivated” notification, we have reached the maximum number of volunteers for this event.
Please only register if you know you will be able to attend.


Aug 13, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Joelle Krol


Horn Creek Park
32888 Maclure Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2S 0K9 Canada