City of Surrey - Friends of the Forest

Nature Work Parties (all ages) - - Nature Work Party Member

NWP volunteers removing invasives

Nature Work Parties have been cancelled until further notice due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreakYou can still create a volunteer profile to be informed when events will happen again.

Join others in caring for Surrey's unique urban forest by removing invasive plants and litter from our parks. Everyone is welcome to participate - no experience is required. Tools, training and light refreshments are provided.

What we do:

How you will grow:

  • Contribute to community and park enhancement
  • Learn about local ecology, plant identification, and restoration techniques
  • Earn volunteer hours and outdoor field experience with hands-on work


  • All ages (0-12 need parental supervision. If your child wants to join, make your own account to sign up and volunteer with them)
  • Comfortable working outdoors with tools (shovels, snips)
  • Ability to take initiative and direction as required
  • Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes

Time Commitment:

Events are usually 2-3 hours long on Saturdays. These events are drop-in, meaning you don't have to stay the whole time. You can stay for as short or long as you like.


Various parks in Surrey.

How to sign up:

If you are new to MyImpactPage:

  1. Click "Fill in an application" on the right side of this page

If you have an existing profile on MyImpactPage :

  1. Log-in to your account
  2. Sign up below for the Nature Work Parties - Invite List to receive emails about upcoming events.

Or - drop by any of our upcoming events to check out what we do!

Questions? Contact Trevor.Kavanagh or 778.846.6014.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon