WORKBEE – Philippe Lake, Saturday, October 25

IMG_0886You are invited to join the National Capital Commission (NCC) and the Friends of Gatineau Park (FGP), and specially the 2014 FGP trail adopters, who are organizing a work bee to assist in restoring the banks of Philippe Lake.  This activity will take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9 am to noon.

If interested, please contact France Girard ASAP by e-mail – and leave your coordinates with her.

Please share this information with anyone you think might be interested in participating in this activity.


Meeting Place: P19 parking lot at Philippe Lake at 9 am, rain or shine. Those interested in sharing transportation will meet at 8:10 am in the parking of the Visitor Center in Chelsea. Should you need a lift to get there, please ensure that you indicate this when contacting France. The NCC will provide the required tools and working gloves.

This demanding work is scheduled to be completed by noon. Following that, you are invited to join other volunteer members of the Friends at the Gatineau Park Visitor Centre for a free lunch and the Annual General Meeting which is taking place concurrently and that should be finished around 2 pm.


  • Water
  • Light snack or energy bars
  • Working gloves should you have any or should you prefer
  • Insect repellent might be useful too…

This is an ideal opportunity to meet other volunteers and trail adopters while enjoying the magnificent fall colours of the Gatineau Park.

Let’s have fun while doing something useful by giving the banks of Philippe Lake a little lovin’ on October 25!

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