W?ith the support of thousands of volunteer hours, this preserve has undergone incredible transition over the past 5 years with the persistent removal of various invasive weeds to enhance and protect the western pond turtle populations that inhabit this area. Western pond turtles are listed as endangered in Washington state and all stewardship efforts here focus on protecting critical habitat. There are three primary ponds on site buffered by forest and meadows. The meadows had been overgrown with Himalayan blackberry among other invasive weeds. Now, after 5 years of removing weeds it is time to start planting meadow species!
Physical work includes walking on uneven ground, bending, digging. The project site is about a .25 walk from the parking area along a grassy trail.
S?ite notes: there is poison oak along the trail to the project site which we will identify and avoid. There is no official restroom on site.
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A confirmation email with directions will be sent out 3-5 days before the event.
Questions? Please contact Sarah Skelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-501-6351.