Mar 15

Thanks for a Wonderful Annual Native Plant Sale!

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 12:48 PM by Allan Warren

Helpful VolunteersThe plant sale was another great success due to wonderful community support. We couldn’t handle the volume of customers and plants without the help of all our dedicated volunteers. We missed our long-time super volunteer Keith Chadd this year, seen here at the 2017 plant sale, but other folks stepped up and we managed one of our biggest sales to date.

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Mar 05

Strategic Acquisitions for Salmon Recovery

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 8:26 AM by Allan Warren

SPC Acquisitions
The District has received grants from the WA State Salmon Recovery Funding Board to purchase two properties along South Prairie Creek, including the one shown here. Protecting critical stretches of stream through acquisition is just one action of many the District and its partners in salmon recovery are taking to improve wild salmon runs in Pierce County.

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Dec 03

2018 Fall Plantings

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 1:43 PM by Allan Warren

Dropstone PlantingMuch appreciation to the many volunteers who came out to the Dropstone Farm and South Prairie planting events this past September and October. The beautiful fall sunshine provided a lovely backdrop to the hard work and friendly chatter that resulted in nearly 2,000 plants installed between these two sites. As they grow, these trees and shrubs will provide many important ecosystem functions and transform their respective landscapes.

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