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Uncover Your Creeks - Lower Hume

Take action to improve the health of your local watershed!

Image credit Olga Iacovlenco

Take action to improve the health of your local watershed! Join Evergreen for citizen-science training and other activities taking place every month at Lower Hume Park in New Westminster. By helping us monitor water quality, as well as by removing invasive species and replacing them with native plants, you can help ensure the park's Brunette River waterway remains a vital and functioning part of the urban ecosystem. 

Who is a Citizen Scientist? That’s you! Become part of a growing network of active community members, and:

•  Learn about the local ecology of your watershed
•  Help manage invasive species in the local ecosystem
•  Plant native plants
•  Monitor water quality in the Brunette River

Meeting Place: Picnic Shelters at Lower Hume Park

What to bring: Weather-appropriate clothing, closed toe shoes and a water bottle or coffee mug.
What we’ll provide: Training, tools, gloves and snacks

Commitment: 3 hours per event

Sign up as a volunteer here!

Events run rain or shine! Arrive in style—please consider walking, cycling, taking public transit, or carpooling with friends to the event.

Dates & Times

Last Date: March 11, 2018

9am–noon, selected dates:

  • Sun. January 14
  • Sun. February 18
  • Sun. March 11

Prices & Fees



Drew MacDonald



Event location on Google Maps

Lower Hume Park, East Columbia Street and Hume Park, New Westminster, BC