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Salmon in the City – Windebank Event

Nov 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Work

  • We’re looking for energetic volunteers to help us with the ongoing restoration of Windebank Creek.
  • This will involve picking up garbage on the property, some invasive plant control, as well as helping us plant native shrubs.
  • You will also get an opportunity to learn about the history of Windebank Creek, see in-person the salmon who depend on it, and the impacts of climate change

Why it’s Helpful

  • Windebank Creek is a salmon-bearing creek that runs through a FVC conservation property in Mission, BC. You will be helping us keep the property in top condition for the fish and wildlife that call the area home.
  • The fight against invasive plant species is always ongoing, and your planting of native trees and shrubs will help shade the stream and make it a beautiful space.


  • Pick up litter on the property.
  • Digging holes and planting native trees and shrubs.
  • Come with an open mind for learning!


  • Be prepared to spend the time outdoors with minimal seating options, RAIN OR SHINE.
  • Be prepared to clip blackberry, pull morning glory, remove garbage, and plant!
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing & sturdy footwear (hiking boots are recommended).
  • Bring your own refillable water bottle or coffee mug.


  • If you’re able to, bring your own gloves.
  • Disposable gloves, trash bags and tools for litter pick-up will be provided.
  • Shovels and any other planting tools will be provided.
  • Planting training will be provided on site at the beginning of the day.


  • Bring your mask (mandatory) to wear for check-in, and when less than 2 meters apart from people.


  • Outdoors at Windebank Creek.


  • Windebank Creek Conservation Property, Mission, BC.
    We will be meeting at the dead-end at the west end of Logan Street in Mission
    (Enter “Embers BBQ House” into Google and you will be next to the gate to our property).


  • Saturday, November 13th, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Nov 13, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Alexandra Janes


32559 Logan Ave
Mission, British Columbia V2V 6W8
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