OUR MISSION STATEMENT "Revitalizing urban areas by restoring and rehabilitating watercourses, forests and natural areas through community education and hands-on activities"
As of Oct 2nd, 2022, our FSRT office and education center within Lowville Park is open for public access! We will have the education centre open to the public periodically throughout the summer and for private events. Please contact us for more details.
Field and Stream Rescue Team holds several projects per year in which we count on community volunteers to participate and aid in cleaning, stream rehabilitation and native tree and shrub plantings. Since 2001 we have completed 195 projects. Our goal is to educate communities through hands-on activities and create healthier, greenspaces, streams and creeks.
What have we accomplished this year?
Number of projects completed: 7
Kg of Garbage removed from greenspaces and streams: 3000
Kg of invasive species removed: 150
Number of native trees, shrubs and perennials planted: 1634
Volunteers engaged and volunteer hours contributed: 230 volunteers and 896 hours
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