Friends of Uplands Park hosts its first general meeting Sept. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Windsor Pavilion. The gathering will feature a panel discussion on park issues, with Lorne Middleton, manager of Oak Bay parks services; Carrina Maslovat, manager of invasives, botanist Matt Fairbairns and Darcy Matthews, a First Nations cairns expert.
The discussion will cover management of rare species, plus dog access and trails.
The free event is open to the public. Tea and refreshments will be available.