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Species at Risk

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites of Canada and Garry Oak Ecosystems

How Can I help?


Volunteers help remove exotic plants from Garry oak ecosystems
Volunteers help remove exotic plants from Garry oak ecosystems
© Parks Canada / Conan Webb / 2003
  • Visit Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Gulf Islands National Park Reserve to learn more about the Garry oak ecosystems.
     
  • Be proactive! Volunteer for the research and monitoring programs at these sites.
     
  • Plant and nurture Garry oak seedlings and protect existing Garry oak trees.
     
  • Remove invasive species, such as English ivy, Scotch broom, gorse and daphne.
     
  • Support land conservancies that are acquiring lands for protection.
     
  • Sign a conservation agreement with a land trust so your property is protected forever.
     
  • Plant nursery-grown native plants in your yard.
     
  • Support initiatives by local governments to protect Garry oak ecosystems from development.
     
  • Become an active supporter of conservation organizations.

Related Links

To learn more about Garry oak ecosystems, visit these Web sites: