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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”

Michael Babbit

Date of volunteer work: 03/22/2016. Site Name: Errol Heights. Number of hours worked: 3. Species removed: Clematis, nightshade. Estimated percent cover before removal30,80. Approximate square feet of invasives removed100,400. Notes from my March visit. Nightshade was just leafing out and trees were bare, making it easy to spot. I mostly worked in the “island” on […]

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Lora Martin

Date of volunteer work: 04/23/2016. Site Name: Foster Floodplain. Number of hours worked: 2.25. Species removed: Scots Broom, Poison Hemlock. Estimated percent cover before removal?. Approximate square feet of invasives removed4 Scots broom plants, 12(?) poinson hemlock plants. Picked up a bag of garbage from the old bridge area and parking lot. I was able […]

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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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