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Park Steward Diaries

priscilla nelson

Date of volunteer work: 04/13/2016. Site Name: k.bundy. Number of hours worked: 2.0. Species removed: eng ivy s.berry(dead stalks). Estimated percent cover before removal2-5% (15%s.berry stalks). Approximate square feet of invasives removed2% e.ivy (25% s.berry). Noted much work being done to remove holly in the entry area. Worked along path to So. of 2 lg. […]

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Wayne Siebenaler

Date of volunteer work: 04/08/2016. Site Name: Mitchell Creek. Number of hours worked: 2.5. Species removed: Armenian blackberry, foxglove. Estimated percent cover before removal15% (blackberry) <1% (foxglove). Approximate square feet of invasives removed50 sq ft (blackberry) 2 sq ft (foxglove). The first thing I noticed after arriving at Mitchell Creek was that someone had driven […]

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Wayne Siebenaler

Date of volunteer work: 03/31/2016. Site Name: Mitchell Creek Natural Area. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Armenian blackberry, English ivy, foxglove. Estimated percent cover before removalblackberry = 10%; ivy = 3%, foxglove = .05%. Approximate square feet of invasives removedblackberry = 10 sq. ft.; ivy = 2 sq. ft.; foxglove = 1 sq. […]

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Sue

Date of volunteer work: 03/31/2016. Site Name: Hayes. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: blackberry, clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal80%clematis, 25%blackberry. Approximate square feet of invasives removed40%clematis, 10%blackberry. I decided to focus on the same area where I’d left off a couple of weeks ago. Pulled clematis, cut as much as possible to […]

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Scott Kelly

Date of volunteer work: 03/30/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Blackberry, clematis, English Ivy. Estimated percent cover before removalBlackberry-30%; clematis-30%; Ivy-5%. Approximate square feet of invasives removedBlackberry-300; clematis-300; Ivy-10. Worked on the north end of the site, near the river, to clear blackberry and clematis vines from the […]

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