Tree climber Saanich arbourist Mike McLellan rappels down a slope above Mount Doug Creek. McLellan was helping plant native trees during  Saanich’s annual Tree Appreciation Day

Tree climber Saanich arbourist Mike McLellan rappels down a slope above Mount Doug Creek. McLellan was helping plant native trees during Saanich’s annual Tree Appreciation Day

Saanich volunteers plant 1,000 trees

Saanich held its annual Tree Appreciation Day, Nov. 6.

  • Nov. 8, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Saanich held its annual Tree Appreciation Day, Nov. 6.

The event was sponsored by the Friends of Mount Doug Park Society, Saanich Parks, the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the Pacific Forestry Centre. Volunteers planted 1,000 native trees and shrubs along the banks of the creek.