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Nov 30

University Place Rain Barrel Workshop

Posted to Conservation Corner by Allan Warren

rain barrel picOn September 7, Pierce Conservation District (PCD) in partnership with University Place hosted a rain barrel workshop at the city’s town hall. Participants learned about LID (lowimpact development) principles and LID tools that PCD implements, such as rain barrel workshops, rain garden designs, Depave, Urban Tree Program, and open space enhancement.

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Nov 30

Hatchery Program Rolls On

Posted to Environmental Education by Allan Warren

Salmon stationThanks to a partnership between the Puyallup Historical Hatchery Foundation, Puyallup School District, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the 4th grade program is returning for its second year. Roughly 40 classes will visit the hatchery this year, learning about the salmon life cycle and their importance in the ecosystem.

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Dec 05

Salmon, Plants, Volunteers, & Sun = Habitat Fun!

Posted to Habitat Improvement by Allan Warren

Nancys DitchThe fall planting season kicked off with arguably one of the largest, most ambitious, and most logistically complicated project the District has ever done! Known as Nancy’s Ditch, the District partnered with PCC Farmland Trust, Floodplains by Design, and six private landowners to plant almost 1800 native trees, shrubs, and...

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