Hey New West and friends of New West, It's almost time for the second round of invasive plant removal in the Glenbrook Ravine. On Saturday, May 13, we had our first day of volunteers out to begin our long journey of ecologically enhancing the Glenbrook Ravine. We had a great turnout with a lot of positive attitudes, in spite of the initial rain. In very little time, we were … [Read more...] about Glenbrook Ravine Cleanup – Round Two!
A long-term ecological enhancement project in an area of New Westminster known as the Glenbrook Ravine is beginning Saturday, May 13. Historically, "Glenbrook Ravine Park was the first public park in the Colony of British Columbia. When the city was established in 1859, Colonel Moody wrote a letter to the Governor of the Colony of B.C: “The woods are magnificent, superb … [Read more...] about Come Clean up the Glenbrook Ravine: Saturday May 13 10am Start
Rivers are our lifeblood. We depend on them to provide us with water to drink and to irrigate our crops, they are habitat for the animals that provide us with sustenance, and they serve as networks to move goods and people. New Westminster was built along the shore of the Fraser River and our connection to this waterway runs deep. But there is another river that runs through … [Read more...] about The Brunette’s Quiet Keepers
Directly or indirectly, all BC wildlife relies on our rivers and the ecosystems they foster. There are fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and countless insects that depend on clean, healthy, waterways and riparian zones (transitional areas between a river or stream and land) in and around Metro Vancouver. Fish species are numerous in our rivers, including game fish … [Read more...] about Meet the Locals