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Aug 30

Site Stewards Tend to Habitat Plantings

Posted to Habitat Improvement on August 30, 2016 at 11:54 AM by Allan Warren

Reise Planting (pg 7)For the past several years, PCD has had the pleasure of working with PCC Farmland Trust to install a hedgerow and enhance a riparian buffer at the historic Reise farm near Orting (now known as Four Elements Farm). The first 700’ of hedgerow was installed in the spring of 2014; another 1000’ was planted this past spring. In between, volunteers planted 820 trees and shrubs along Ball Creek, a tributary to the Puyallup River whose headwaters start on this property. And how, you might ask, are all these plants doing?

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Dec 01

Fall Planting Review

Posted to Habitat Improvement on December 1, 2015 at 10:44 AM by Allan Warren

Reise_Ball CreekVolunteers turned out from one end of Pierce County to the other last fall to help plant thousands of trees and shrubs in an effort to restore and enhance fish and wildlife habitat and improve water quality.

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