Help requested please SAT Sept  24 9:30 – 1:30 pm 

Help requested please SAT Sept  24 9:30 – 1:30 pm  Many Hands Make Light Work for Forest Conservation Clean UP

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While it is still autumn, come help pick up lumber, small lumber pieces, wood, wood pallets.  A park user who enjoys the park space of the afforestation areas has spotted some lumber, wood, wood pallets and small lumber pieces for removal – a start has been made, but would go ever so much faster with more hands and more people please and thank you!  If a fence is going up, it would be so nice not to have a fence around a forest with garbage, it would be wonderful to have a forest green space without any garbage, and without any lumber in the forest.  The City of Saskatoon will supply a Loraas Bin. SAT Sept  24 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

If you have a truck ahead of time, that would be handy to bring the one pile of wood out of George Genereux forest, before the fencing is installed!  We could use the Richard St. Barbe Baker Loraas bin to help clean up both afforestation areas that way.

What a treat that would be.  email or phone 306.380.5368 for further information.    See directions attached  from a Google Satellite Map!  Thank you for your consideration in coming to help out at the clean up for sure.

Here is a map for where we are meeting at the Loraas bin being installed for the day.

To get to the forest these are the directions GPS location of park entrance after turning off of Cedar Villa Road is this 52.102382, -106.788681

  • Drive on 22nd Street West in the City of Saskatoon in a westerly direction like you were heading out to Pike Lake.
  • At the traffic light intersection Turn left (south) onto Sk Highway 7.
  • As you are driving south on SK Hwy 7, pass by the intersection with 11th Street, pass by the 11th Street compost, and pass by the Poor Boys Esso.
  • Drive on top of the CNR overpass of the Sk Hwy 7 (Pike Lake Highway).
  • At the very bottom of the overpass  there is a place to turn left off of Sk Hwy 7 (Pike Lake Highway) onto Cedar Villa Road)

for clean up drive on red arrows

To get to the Loraas bin, clean up site GPS location of Purple STAR = Loraas Bin GPS 52.101117, -106.777684

For directions as to how to drive to “George Genereux” Urban Regional Park
For directions on how to drive to Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
For more information:
Blairmore Sector Plan Report; planning for the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area, George Genereux Urban Regional Park and West Swale and areas around them inside of Saskatoon city limits
NEW P4G District Official Community Plan
Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city. 52° 06′ 106° 45′
Part SE 23-36-6 – Afforestation Area – 241 Township Road 362-A
Part SE 23-36-6 – SW Off-Leash Recreation Area (Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area ) – 355 Township Road 362-A
S ½ 22-36-6 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (West of SW OLRA) – 467 Township Road 362-A
NE 21-36-6 “George Genereux” Afforestation Area – 133 Range Road 3063
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page:
Where is the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area? with map
Where is the George Genereux Urban Regional Park (Afforestation Area)?with map
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Blogger: FriendsAfforestation
Tumblr friendsafforestation.tumblr.comFacebook Group Page: Users of the George Genereux Urban Regional Park
Facebook: StBarbeBaker Afforestation Area
Facebook for the non profit Charity Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. FriendsAreas
Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
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Please help protect / enhance your afforestation areas, please contact the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (e-mail / e-transfers )Support the afforestation areas with your donation or membership ($20.00/year). Please donate by paypal or by using e-transfers Please and thank you! Your donation and membership is greatly appreciated. Members e-mail your contact information to be kept up to date!
Donations can be made through Paypal, Canada Helps, Contact Donate A Car Canada, SARCAN Drop & Go 106100594 for the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
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Let’s Bring Back Forests
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“Be like a tree in pursuit of your cause. Stand firm, grip hard, thrust upward. Bend to the winds of heaven..”
Richard St. Barbe Baker

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