Turn Your Backyard into a Park

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is having their Fall Native Plant Sale this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

“The Swan Lake Native Plant Sale is now held twice a year at the Nature Sanctuary and features a diverse selection of native plant species. The spring sale in April focuses on the amazing variety of spring wildflowers, and the fall sale in October focuses more on shrubs, ground covers and evergreen ferns. The plants are arranged in the sales area in three zones, based on sun requirements.”

Visit the Swan Lake website for more info…

Autumn Guided Nature Walks

CRD Parks is offering a series of guided nature walks this fall, some of which are FREE! Check ’em out…

Matheson Lake

Matheson Lake

Matheson Lake

2nd Annual Fun & Fit Walk

Esquimalt Recreation is again pleased to host the 2nd Annual Fun & Fit Walk on Saturday, September 24, 2011. More details on their website…

Worldwide PARK(ing) Day

The “unpaving” of paradise…

September 16, 2011 marks the annual worldwide citizen-driven event PARK(ing) Day, where by citizens temporarily reclaim downtown parking spots, creating mini-parks, green spaces, open spaces or new creative uses that wouldn’t normally be seen.

http://www.victoria.ca/cityhall/departments-sustainability-events.shtml