City parks, trails closed until further notice

Unsafe conditions continue in heavily wooded areas

Summary

City of Nanaimo parks and trails will remain closed on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Another windstorm is making its way to Vancouver Island and unsafe conditions remain in many parks and trails that are heavily wooded.

The City will provide updates as information becomes available.

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Key Points

  • Parks and trails remain closed until further notice.
  • Parks staff are assessing conditions of parks and trails and cleaning up from Thursday's sever windstorm.

Quotes

"Winds are expected to pick up again today and there are unstable trees in and around many of the City's parks and trails. For the safety of the public, we are keeping parks and trails closed until further notice."

Manager, Parks Operations
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Tracy Loewen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
City of Nanaimo
CityofNanaimoNews@nanaimo.ca

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