Saanich celebrates Tree Appreciation Day

October 29, 2018

Information bulletin
For immediate release


Saanich, BC – The District of Saanich is celebrating Tree Appreciation Day with a public tree planting event at Glanford Park. The tree planting event provides opportunities to learn and connect with neighbours while helping to promote and protect urban forests. 

  • Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Time: 10 a.m. to noon
  • Location: Glanford Park, off of Agnes Street near the community gardens
  • What to bring: Gloves, boots and a small shovel or spade 

Glanford Park is accessible by bicycle and transit. Light refreshments will be available. 

Saanich Parks turns 60 in 2018. To commemorate this anniversary, staff will plant 60 Garry oak trees across the municipality. Some Garry oaks will be planted at Glanford Park as part of Tree Appreciation Day. This is in addition to the 15 Garry oaks that were planted at Bruce Hutchison Park earlier this fall. 

For more information, visit the events calendar at 



Media contact:

Eva Riccius
Senior Parks Manager