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Park Steward Diaries

Wayne Siebenaler

Date of volunteer work: 02/27/2016. Site Name: Mitchell Creek. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: English Ivy, Holly, Foxglove, Vinca, Armenian Blackberry. Estimated percent cover before removal?. Approximate square feet of invasives removed?. I began by sweeping the flagged section – south side of Vradenburg Road – looking for vinca, which I knew would […]

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priscilla nelson

Date of volunteer work: 03/01/2016. Site Name: bundy. Number of hours worked: 2.25. Species removed: himalayan b.b.. Estimated percent cover before removal350sq.ft 20%. Approximate square feet of invasives removed2-3%. No visible BB in fern area, able to pull many of the hidden ones, marked at least 6 for RX. In dense BB area, able to […]

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Scott Kelly

Date of volunteer work: 02/26/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Blackberry, Clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal50% Blackberry, 30% Clematis. Approximate square feet of invasives removed200 total both species. I attacked a bramble of blackberry and clematis on the north end of Area 2 close to the creek. […]

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Ryan O’Leary

Date of volunteer work: 02/26/2016. Site Name: The Buttes. Number of hours worked: 3. Species removed: English Ivy, Himalayan Blackberry, Garlic Mustard. Estimated percent cover before removal2%. Approximate square feet of invasives removed10. This was my first time out alone as a park steward so I wanted to get a good lay of the land […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 02/25/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: none. Estimated percent cover before removal0. Approximate square feet of invasives removed0. I reacquainted myself with the area since the on site orientation. I felt a bit overwhelmed with where to begin so i began with what i […]

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