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December 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adriana Hess Wetland Park
2917 Morrison Rd W
University Place, WA
Habitat stewardship
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Adriana Hess Work Parties - December 7 CANCELED

Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Adriana Hess Habitat Stewards work to maintain valuable open space at the Adriana Hess Wetland Park, which is home to the Tahoma Audubon Society. They get together the first Saturday of every month and would love to have your help! Currently recruiting for a Co-Habitat Steward position.

There are two ways to volunteer with this project. You can either come and participate in the work or you can take on more responsibility as a Co-Habitat Steward! Position Description below:

Adriana Hess Co-Habitat Steward


Position Description: Looking for an enthusiastic person interested in stewarding the beautiful Adriana Hess Wetland Park!

Currently, the Pierce Conservation District and Tahoma Audubon have a habitat steward who leads monthly work parties at Adriana Hess Wetland Park on the first Saturdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Work parties consist of removing invasive species like blackberry and ivy in anticipation of native plantings. We are interested in finding a co-habitat steward to help and be a backup person in case the other habitat steward is absent.

Duties include:

  •         Be present onsite from 8:45 am – 12:00 pm (or until volunteers leave, which could be earlier than 12:00 pm)
  •         Manage sign-in sheet (will be provided)
  •         Provide tote with water, first aid kit, gloves, etc. (will be provided)
  •         Provide tools (will be provided)
  •         Demonstrate invasive removal techniques (training will be provided)
  •         Answer questions
  •         Be cheerful working in all weather conditions!


  •         Willingness to learn (no prior experience or plant knowledge needed)
  •         Reliability

If you are interested in applying to be the Adriana Hess Co-Habitat Steward, please contact Belinda Paterno at or 253-845-9770 ex. 117 or Brittany McGrath at the Audobon Society at or 253-565-9278.