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Parks Naturalist Journal Entries

Here are Parks Naturalist Journal entries. To learn more about the program, from our top menu hover over “Volunteer” and click on “Stewardship Programs”

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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Lora Martin

Date of volunteer work: 03/27/2016. Site Name: Foster Floodplain. Number of hours worked: 2.25. Species removed: English ivy. Estimated percent cover before removal25. Approximate square feet of invasives removed12(?). Turned out to be a beautiful day for Easter, at least in the morning! As I swept the area by the old bridge for garbage, I […]

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Anne Marie Anderson

Date of volunteer work: 03/26/2016. Site Name: Errol Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: clematis, blackberry, ivy. Estimated percent cover before removal20% clematis, 30% blackberry, 60% ivy. Approximate square feet of invasives removed12 ft. square clematis, 10 ft. blackberry, 8 ft. ivy. I entered the park at the Tenino Street entrance and followed […]

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Cat Mead

Date of volunteer work: 02/28/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: blackberry and clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal20-50%. Approximate square feet of invasives removed150 / 50. Cleared blackberry (mostly) mixed with clematis off of what turned out to be a fairly large rose bush, then cleared blackberry/clematis off […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 03/16/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 1.45. Species removed: clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal60. Approximate square feet of invasives removed6. I started at the north end of the park with the intention of checking on previously yellow flagged fig buttercup. I removed and bagged flowers and […]

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