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