Hydro Crew Cleans-Up Beaver Creek Trail
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of six BC Hydro employees along with Mike Collier from the
Vancouver Salmon & Stream Society headed to Beaver Creek
Trail on June 24th to participate in an after work volunteer
spent two hours cleaning approximately 100 meters of the trailís
rain channel and planted about 20 trees. "The stream was actually
very clean so we focused our time planting seedlings along
the stream bank and path areas to add root mass and stabilize
the soil. We also raked out natural debris from the small
rain channel next to the trail to ensure good drainage away
from the path and to minimize siltation in the stream," says
Robert Penrose, ENGO Liaison.
team planned the event as part of the "Take Action Challenge,"
a month long initiative encouraging Hydro employees to make
a difference for the environment by planning and participating
in environmental activities.
Salmon & Stream Society is responsible for monitoring the
entire watershed which is located in Stanley Park and includes
Beaver Lake, Prospects Creek and the Beaver Creek Trail.