Michael Babbit

Date of volunteer work: 07/27/2019. Site Name: Erroll Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Field notes: Quiet day at Erroll Heights. The pond by 45th street is growing little by little. Beaver and nutria seem to be teaming up on it. Much of the area next to the road is now marshy as water flows […]

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Fish Passage Success Story!

A new visitor was seen in the North Fork of Johnson Creek this week; a juvenile cutthroat trout!  But cutthroat trout can be found in various tributaries in Johnson Creek, what is so exciting about this one?  We have been working with our partners to restore fish passage throughout the North Fork tributary since 2015, […]

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What’s That Weed?

Invasive: Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) Characteristics: Giant hogweed is a very large member of the carrot family, reaching as much as 4.5 m (15 ft) in height.  First-year growth is a bushy rosette of deeply-incised, compound leaves, 30 cm to 1.5 m (1 to 5 ft) wide (yes, you read that right!), with coarse, dense […]

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