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Help us complete our depave paradise project at Seaside Park on Saturday June 11th! Let's transform pavement into green space! In 2021 we removed over 100m2 of unused pavement at Seaside Park and now we will be planting the site with native shrubs and flowers. Depaving is a great way to help restore urban areas which are predominantly pavement and asphalt. The Depave Paradise program, coordinated through Green Communities Canada is an opportunity to remove unused or damaged pavement and replace it with green space. This is the first depave project to take place in Saint John, New Brunswick and we are thrilled to complete the planting phase with help from our wonderful volunteers.
Participants should wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing that can get dirty. Bring along a water bottle as we will have a refill station. Tools will be provided to complete several tasks including planting, signage installation, pathway maintenance, and invasive species removal.