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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Dec 03

Washington Conservation Corps

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 1:28 PM by Allan Warren

WCC CrewStarting October 1, the District welcomed its Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) field crew. This six-member team (one supervisor and five crew members) is made up of young men and women who assist with a wide variety of natural resource related projects. From trail building to fencing to native seed collection, WCC crews work all over Washington State.

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Sep 04

Restoration Prep – Laying the Foundation for a Successful Planting

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 12:49 PM by Allan Warren

Chris mowing blackberriesLet’s cut to the chase: Preparing a habitat restoration site is usually a lot of work. Project areas have often experienced varying degrees of disturbance and alteration from their original environment. Invasive weeds almost always dominate the landscape. Habitat degradation that has transpired over the course of 

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