Monday November 3, 2014
Time: 10 AM to Noon
Meeting Place: Fred Hardy Bridge at Miami River Drive
Funding: May 2014 Pacific Salmon Foundation/ Community Salmon Program Grant to the Miami River Streamkeepers Society (MRSS)
300 native shrubs, 20 native trees and 300 willow whips
The Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition (FVWC) restoration crew planted the willow.
MRSS, Communities in Bloom committee, Village of Harrison Hot Springs (VHHS) grounds crew, Gardeners @ Large and nine members of the public planted the remainder according to a plan drawn up by the FVWC, VHHS and the MRSS. Two students from the University and a local preschooler helped. Leadership students from Agassiz High School planned to come but were unable due to unforeseen complications.
Everyone dressed for the weather & wore gum boots or sturdy foot wear. (see photos)
MRSS official photographer captured the event on camera.
Snacks, juice and water well received.
Pizza lunch from Dominos who opened when closed to serve us and was devoured by the wet, hungry and tired planters.