Students work on a mural that now graces the Little Campbell Forest Trail in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Students work on a mural that now graces the Little Campbell Forest Trail in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Students lend efforts to South Surrey nature mural

Painting celebrated Sept. 30 at Little Campbell Forest Trail

Nearly two dozen local students have put their mark along the Little Campbell Forest Trail, helping create a mural described as “a gesture of the spawning salmon and the flowers and wildlife of coming spring.”

According to a news release, completion of the effort – by Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club and the Little Campbell Watershed Society, in co-ordination with Semiahmoo Secondary students – was celebrated Sept. 30.

The students, led by Kelly Yang and Jessy Zhu, put more than 60 hours into painting the mural, which spans two walls (one 30-feet wide, and the second 10 feet wide) and a gable, the release states.

“These students are amazing,” Marg Cuthbert, FOSBS president, said in the release.

“And though the task was far more formidable than they realized, they persevered and completed while having a lot of fun with their friends. We have very much enjoyed and appreciated these two months with the students while they solved the challenges of materials, subject matter and scheduling and believe each of them will be a great success in their chosen paths while being contributing citizens to their community.”

READ MORE: Planting party

The mural – which was also supported with funding from TD Friends of the Environment – is on a storage shed in a pond area that was developed for the red-legged frog, a species at risk, the release adds.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

The teen painters get ready with Surrey-White Rock MP Gordie Hogg and SFGC president Bob Donnelly to cut the ribbon for the new nature mural. (Contributed photo)

The teen painters get ready with Surrey-White Rock MP Gordie Hogg and SFGC president Bob Donnelly to cut the ribbon for the new nature mural. (Contributed photo)

Contributed photo                                 Painters Samantha and Jeffrey work on the South Surrey nature mural.

Contributed photo Painters Samantha and Jeffrey work on the South Surrey nature mural.

Just Posted

BC Human Rights Tribunal. (The Canadian Press)
Human rights tribunal rejects complaint against Surrey brewery

Tribunal dismisses former worker’s claim he was bullied because of his ethnicity

Outside Surrey council chambers. (File photo)
A third Surrey councillor says she’ll be donating her pay raise to charity

Jack Hundial, Steven Pettigrew and Linda Annis say they’ll give their increase to charity after council voted itself a pay hike in a meeting closed to the public

A barrel racer is seen at the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Photo courtesy Cloverdale Rodeo)
Cloverdale Rodeo Country Fair postponed until later in 2021

Rodeo president say both public safety related to the pandemic and the removal of border restrictions will determine new date

File image
OUR VIEW: Surrey council pay raise in secret not a good look

As they say, in politics perception is everything

A vial of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at a family doctor office, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 in Paris. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Christophe Ena
Trudeau ‘optimistic’ that timeline for rollout of COVID vaccines can be accelerated

Canada set to receive more than 6M COVID-19 vaccine dose than initially expected, by end of March

Beginning late Tuesday, anti-pipeline protesters blocked the intersection of Hastings Street and Clark Drive in Vancouver. (Instagram/Braidedwarriors)
Demonstrators block key access to Vancouver port over jail for pipeline protester

They group is protesting a 90-day jail sentence handed to a fellow anti-pipeline protester

A discarded blue surgical mask is shown hanging in a bush in Montreal, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
B.C. RMT suspended for not wearing a mask after confirmed by undercover clients

College of Massage Therapists has 5 open files, said suspension necessary to protect public

A boat caught fire in Ladysmith Harbour on Saturday morning. (Photo submitted)
Missing woman’s remains recovered after Vancouver Island boat fire

Remains of a 60-year-old woman recovered after Feb. 27 boat fire took her life

This poster, spreading misinformation regarding COVID-19 restrictions, has been popping up in communities across Vancouver Island.
Poster popping up on Vancouver Island falsely claims COVID restrictions are over

Unattributed poster claims COVID restrictions ended March 1; Island Health responds

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
1 dead, 2 injured in potentially alcohol-fueled collision in North Vancouver

The collision occurred just after 11 p.m. on March 2 on Low Level Road

Most Read