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Park Steward Diaries

Scott Kelly

Date of volunteer work: 03/30/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: Blackberry, clematis, English Ivy. Estimated percent cover before removalBlackberry-30%; clematis-30%; Ivy-5%. Approximate square feet of invasives removedBlackberry-300; clematis-300; Ivy-10. Worked on the north end of the site, near the river, to clear blackberry and clematis vines from the […]

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Lora Martin

Date of volunteer work: 03/27/2016. Site Name: Foster Floodplain. Number of hours worked: 2.25. Species removed: English ivy. Estimated percent cover before removal25. Approximate square feet of invasives removed12(?). Turned out to be a beautiful day for Easter, at least in the morning! As I swept the area by the old bridge for garbage, I […]

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Anne Marie Anderson

Date of volunteer work: 03/26/2016. Site Name: Errol Heights. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: clematis, blackberry, ivy. Estimated percent cover before removal20% clematis, 30% blackberry, 60% ivy. Approximate square feet of invasives removed12 ft. square clematis, 10 ft. blackberry, 8 ft. ivy. I entered the park at the Tenino Street entrance and followed […]

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Cat Mead

Date of volunteer work: 02/28/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 2. Species removed: blackberry and clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal20-50%. Approximate square feet of invasives removed150 / 50. Cleared blackberry (mostly) mixed with clematis off of what turned out to be a fairly large rose bush, then cleared blackberry/clematis off […]

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Sue Hayes

Date of volunteer work: 03/16/2016. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park. Number of hours worked: 1.45. Species removed: clematis. Estimated percent cover before removal60. Approximate square feet of invasives removed6. I started at the north end of the park with the intention of checking on previously yellow flagged fig buttercup. I removed and bagged flowers and […]

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