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Sign up for Jubilee section of Greenways Loop

New sign at Jubilee Parkway and Dogwood Street informs walkers about the Greenways loop. - Photo submitted
New sign at Jubilee Parkway and Dogwood Street informs walkers about the Greenways loop.
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An eye-catching information sign and kiosk is now in place at the corner of Jubilee Parkway and Dogwood Street.

The sign was developed by Greenways Land Trust and City staff to draw attention to the many opportunities to enjoy nature along the Jubilee Connector, an inviting 2.5 km nature trail paralleling the Jubilee Parkway. The trail connects South Dogwood Street to Hwy 19A, with many access points from neighbourhoods along Jubilee Parkway.

The sign and kiosk also highlight the ecology along the loop, in particular the rehabilitation of salmon-bearing Willow Creek.  Unlike other creeks and streams, Willow Creek is not stocked with hatchery salmon, making it a particularly important wild salmon indicator area. Rehabilitation of the creek shoreline area to its natural condition involved the removal of invasive plants and re-planting with native species such as western red cedar, Douglas-fir, sword fern and red flowering currant. The route along the creek reduces human impact, making it a fish-friendly trail.

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