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TD Tree Day at Hyla Park

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LOCATION: Hyla Park Nature Preserve, Fredericton
COST: Free
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate, kid-friendly (10+)

We are pleased to host a TD Tree Day event at the Hyla Park Nature Preserve, located in the heart of Fredericton’s northside. With the distinction of being Canada’s First Amphibian Sanctuary, Hyla Park is home to a number of different amphibian species, including the Gray Tree Frog (Hyla versicolor) for whom the nature preserve is named after.

Join us to remove invasive Glossy Buckthorn and to restore the area using native tree species.

We are happy to partner with the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and the Maritime College of Forest Technology to make this event a success.

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING:

· Appropriate work clothing;

· Closed toed shoes or hiking boots;

· Water;

· Sunscreen and DEET free insect repellent;

· Work gloves (optional);

· Shovel (optional)

HOW TO GET HERE: Hyla Park is accessible by car and by the Fredericton trail system. If driving, the preserve’s gravel parking lot is located behind the Greenwood Drive United Baptist Church at 150 Greenwood Drive Fredericton, NB E3A 3V5.

Free transportation by bus is available for participating volunteers. The bus will arrive at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre at 8:40 A.M. at the front doors of the building to bring participants to the event.

The bus will return to the Hyla Park Nature Preserve at 12:00 P.M. to bring volunteers back.

Space is limited, please register in advance by clicking the button below or by contacting Engagement Organizing Officer, Laura Douglas at laura.douglas@ntnb.org

 
Earlier Event: October 19
Annual General Meeting and Paddle