On Earth Day, volunteers will plant 4,000 native trees and shrubs in Jericho Beach Park.

The event is being organized by Evergreen, a non-profit organization that aims to improve cities’ liveability.

Participants will be offered six planting zones in the west side of Jericho Beach Park.

Planting and festivities for Earth Day Vancouver will take place on April 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.