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Park Steward Diaries

Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 11/13/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 0. Species removed: 0. Estimated percent cover before removal0. Approximate square feet of invasives removed0. I’ve gone back several times over the last two weeks from the vantage point of the Springwater to look across the park. There are multiple, inhabited […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 10/30/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 0. Species removed: none. Estimated percent cover before removaln/a. Approximate square feet of invasives removedn/a. It was a sad, short visit at the site this day. The first thing I noticed was a person heading into the area and their tent […]

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Cat Mead

Date of volunteer work: 09/28/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Species removed: Clematis, blackberry. Estimated percent cover before removalMixed – 75% and up. Approximate square feet of invasives removed100. Cut mixed clematis and blackberry from area between big ash and denser trees, where the vines are crawling up and over […]

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Cat Mead

Date of volunteer work: 08/18/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Clematis, blackberry. Estimated percent cover before removal50%-75%. Approximate square feet of invasives removed150. Cut some blackberry from area near entrance around edges of small grassy area; mostly cut/removed clematis from the large ash near the entrance (the opening […]

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Michael Babbit

Date of volunteer work: 08/10/2017. Site Name: Errol Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Canada thistle. Estimated percent cover before removal80. Approximate square feet of invasives removed200. Not too hot today. I had found a patch of Canada thistle in a dry patch by the ponds. Dug out as much as possible and […]

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