Sunday, May 10, 2009

Spring Cleaning On Mount Royal

Les Amis de la Montagne celebrated Mother's Day and Mother Nature with the 18th annual Corvée du Mont-royal clean-up of the mountain.Volunteers were picking up litter, planting trees and cutting invasive species of plants. Here is Muriel Rorive, in charge of a group of volunteers, cleaning up a house made of branches and logs found in the woods. Photograph by: Marie-France Coallier, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - More than 300 people gathered on Mount Royal Sunday to help clean up garbage during the annual Mount Royal cleanup day, organized by Les Amis de la Montagne.

Volunteers also planted trees and were treated to an exhibition on birds of prey.

Over the 18 years that the cleanup has been going on, volunteers have planted 5,000 new trees on the mountain.

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