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Michael Babbit

Date of volunteer work: 01/22/2021. Site Name: Erroll Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Field notes: It’s been a relatively mild wintr so far and signs of spring are coming. Indian plum is breaking bud, flowers are starting to open. Alders are flowering and the catkins on hazels are opening. Ducks and geese are flocking; […]

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Michael Babbit

Date of volunteer work: 01/01/2021. Site Name: Erroll Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Field notes: Beginning a new year at Erroll Heights wetlands. in 2020 I visited every week for 1-2 hours, except for the parks closure period. The area continues to change, mostly driven by beaver activity. As more area becomes flooded, more […]

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Melissa Ribner

Date of volunteer work: 12/31/2020. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 2. Field notes: As you might expect, there is an abundance of trash/clothing along the banks of both creeks. There is a large pile of ‘stuff’ on the west bank of JC (see pic). There is a large tank (gasoline?) by the stonewall […]

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Melissa Ribner

Date of volunteer work: 10/18/2020. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Field notes: The grounds were fairly clean. A willow tree is uprooted and landed in the Crystal Springs Creek (see pic). On the east side of the park, there is a large container (gas tank for car?) by the cement block on […]

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Melissa Ribner

Date of volunteer work: 07/29/2020. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Field notes: The park was fairly litter-free. No ducks. There is a garbage bag filled with clothes (?)- see pic- on the bank of JC by a tree. There is also some clothing on the ground in the south corner of the […]

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