Terry Lee, Rishabh Singal, Alex Butler and Bonnie Williams (from left to right) were involved in a youth-led restoration of Queen Mary Park on Aug. 9. The event saw the City of Surrey's Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP) and Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) join forces to enhance the park, located north of 88th Avenue and west of 132nd Street. Much of the park's natural area has been established to protect the sensitive ecosystem of Healy Creek, which is an important tributary to Bear Creek and the Serpentine River. The park also has a number of trails that wind through sections of rich tree growth and play host to a number of local plant and animal species. Fourteen local high school and university students took to the park to pick up litter, remove English ivy, lamium and Himalayan blackberry. The event was organized by SHaRP's Chelsea Nerpio and SNAP's Stephen McGlenn.
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