2021 Broombusting Events in Nanaimo, Lantzville & Cedar

Contact

Nanaimo: Nancy Lutes
Email: lutes2021@gmail.com

Lantzville:  Sharon Ahokas
Email: sahokas@shaw.ca

What’s happening now?

Your help is greatly appreciated!

Community Cuts in Nanaimo

Contact Nancy Lutes at lutes2021@gmail.com.  There are many locations where you can cut broom besides the list of dates and locations  below.  Where would you like to cut broom?  

DROP ZONES: Two locations and dates for Drop Zones in Nanaimo. May 1 & May 29.

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Currently Scheduled. Check later for more posting.

April 29, Thursday. 6:00 pm-8:00.  Frank Nye School (contact Lynn Kropinak if you can help.  Lynnkropinak at gmail dot com)

May 1, Saturday, 10-2:00. Linley Gyro Park.  This is also a Drop Zone for anyone’s invasive plants.

May 8, Saturday. 10 to 12:00.  Pipers Lagoon.  

May 13, Thursday. 10-12:00 pm.  Lotus Pinnatus Park.  Please be respectful of the wildflowers.

May 15, Saturday. 10am-12:00. Sugar Loaf Mtn.

May 26, Wednesday. 10am-12:00. Pipers Lagoon.

May 29, Saturday. Bowen Park (Wall St side).  10-2:00pm. Drop Zone for any invasive plants.

Community Cuts in Lantzville

Contact Sharon for further details.  We can loan you tools. This is the perfect year to get rid of the broom in your neighborhood.

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THIS WEEK

May 25th, Tuesday, 9:30am-11:30am, Exit 29 & behind Nanaimo sign-meet at end of Alger Rd

May 26th, Wednesay, 6:15pm-8:15pm, Clark Dr  -meet at Clark & Aulds

May 28th, Friday, 9:30am-11:30am, Hwy Southbound, Ware to Exit 29 -meet at end of Alger Rd

 

CUT ANYTIME AREAS this year – Contact Sharon:
Lorenzen Lane: end and middle.
Eastwind: between North and Southwind
Superior Road: corner between North & Southwind; corner Superior
& Lantzville Rd; Superior hill between Stone & Normarel.
Aulds Road: Phantom Rd to train tracks; top of Phillip Rd.
E&N Trail,
Northbound Highway between Petsmart and Ware Road,
Southbound Highway between Ware and Exit 29,
Sywash Ridge,
Harby Road West: across from Pyramid Stables,
Ware Rd.,
Clark Dr.: near Aspengrove School,
Dickinson Rd.,
Lantzville Rd: in front of Negrin’s barn; between Owen Rd and Schook Harwood Dr., between Aulds and Foothills bridge.

COMPLETED CUTS 2021

Monday, April 26.  evening 6:15pm   Northbound highway.  Park on Lantzville Rd near Owen Rd.  We will be working back toward Petsmart.  

April 29, Thursday, 6:15, Northbound Highway 19. Between Petsmart and Ware Rd.  

May 1, Saturday.  9am to 11am.  Galloway Marsh.  Meet near Foothills bridge on Harwood Drive 

May 3-8.  We are going to concentrate on the Northbound Hwy.

May 4, Tuesday, 6:15-8:15pm.  Northbound Hwy.  For anyone who likes the bigger broom, this is the cut for you!  Park along Lantzville Rd., near Owen Rd. We have permission to walk through the property there to access the highway.

May 6, Thursday, 6:15-8:15pm.  Northbound Hwy. (As above)

May 8, Saturday, 9:30-11:30am.  Northbound Hwy. (As above)

May 11, Tuesday, 6:15-8:15pm, Petsmart Triangle.  Meet at Petsmart parking lot (north/Lantzville end) and from there we will cross the northbound merge lane to access the triangle

May 13, Thursday, 6:15-8:15pm, Superior Rd -corner between North/Southwind

May 15, Saturday, 9:30-11:30am, Lorenzen Lane -far end

May 17th, Monday, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Galloway Marsh

     -meet at Foothills bridge on Harwood Dr.
May 18th, Tuesday, 6:15pm – 8:15pm, Aulds Rd.
     -meet at Phantom Rd.
May 20th, Thursday, 6:15pm – 8:15pm, Industrial Rd and E&N trail
 Meet at Ware & Industrial.  This will probably involve more walking than actual cutting 
May 23rd, Sunday, 9:30am – 11:30am, Bayview Park Dr.
     -meet near Fawn Dr. on Bayview
     -this is a new cut (maybe the fun big ones)

* Disclaimer: Pick up of Broom MUST be prearranged. MoT will not come to chip up broom you cut. BroomBusters may be able to help if you contact us in advance. Broombusters posts this page free of charge to your community but is not responsible for any activities listed or not listed in these communities. Cut at your own risk. Thank you. And have fun! We look forward to hearing from you.