Giving a new tree the drink of life

Tree Appreciation Day in Oak Bay saw greenery added to the banks of Bowker Creek

Eight-year-old Markus Swoveland waters a newly planted Douglas hawthorne

Eight-year-old Markus Swoveland waters a newly planted Douglas hawthorne

About 10 volunteers planted big leaf maples, vine maples and Douglas hawthorne trees as part of Tree Appreciation Day on Sunday at Bowker Creek Park.