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Date of volunteer work: 06/01/2017. Site Name: False. Number of hours worked: 0. Species removed: test. Estimated percent cover before removal0. Approximate square feet of invasives removed0. Do you read?

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Date of volunteer work: 05/31/2017. Site Name: Hayes. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Species removed: none. Estimated percent cover before removal0. Approximate square feet of invasives removed0. Contrary to popular belief, not every visit of a park steward has the glamour and allure of removing blackberry canes the size of a baby’s leg or becoming […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 05/24/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Species removed: Blackberry/Clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal40/50. Approximate square feet of invasives removed20/20. Maybe it was because it was early morning, cool and overcast, and because I’m reading “Lost City of Z” that the park felt nearly Amazonian. Everything […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 03/31/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2.0. Species removed: clematis/blackberry. Estimated percent cover before removal80 clematis/20 blackberry. Approximate square feet of invasives removed70 clematis/80 blackberry. I wanted to check on the flat area in the north part of the park first. There was a large tent set […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 02/09/2017. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2.0. Species removed: clematis/blackberry. Estimated percent cover before removal60/30. Approximate square feet of invasives removed6/6. I was instantly greeted by the old dog, Chip, who has made the wild side of Johnson Creek Park his turf. Together we walked down to […]

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