Volunteer Conservation Activities

Play an active role in the protection of Mount Royal’s beautiful environment as part of our Environmental Stewardship Program.
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May 11 to October 26, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location

Mount Royal Park

Play an active role in the protection of Mount Royal’s beautiful environment by participating in conservation actions as part of Les amis de la montagne’s Environmental Stewardship Program. Activities vary weekly depending on the season and needs.

Register to receive monthly information on all our seasonal activities. This will allow you to join us based on your availability without having to register each time.

For ages 12 and over

Free

Meeting point: Smith House or as specified by email

Overview of volunteer activities as part of the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Program

May

  • 11: monitoring of tree and shrub plantings (Sentinelle sector)
  • 18: birdwatching excursion guided by Les amis de la montagne (from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • 25: tree nursery monitoring (construction and opening of shade house) (Parc Metro, 10 a.m.)

June

  • 1: Monarch Mission (milkweed inventory)
  • 8: monitoring of tree and shrub plantings (forêt noire sector)
  • 15: removal of invasive alien species (IAS) management (garlic mustard)
  • 22: IAS management (ragweed)
  • 29: tree nursery monitoring (weed control and repotting) (Parc Metro, 10 a.m.)

July

  • 6: Monarch Mission (egg inventory)
  • 13: IAS management (garlic mustard)
  • 20: IAS management EE (ragweed)
  • 27: tree nursery monitoring (weed control and repotting) (Parc Metro, 10 a.m.)

August

  • 3: Monarch Mission (chrysalis and adult inventory)
  • 10: IAS management (garlic mustard)
  • 17: IAS management (ragweed)
  • 24: tree nursery monitoring (weed control and repotting) (Parc Metro, 10 a.m.)
  • 31: IAS management (common buckthorn)

Activities in September and October to be confirmed.
 

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Volunteer Conservation Activities