UPCOMING PLANTING EVENTS: SATURDAYS 10AM-2PM

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3 UPCOMING PLANTINGS – Saturdays from 10am-2pm. 

-Sat, March 23rd: Marshall Easement, Chimacum – Partner event w/ JLT
-Sat, March 30th: Morse Creek, Port Angeles
-Sat, April 6th: Illahee Preserve, Chimacum – Partner event w/ JLT

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD FROM 10AM-2PM
Marshall Conservation Easement Riparian Buffer Planting Party, Chimacum

Help protect Chimacum Creek! Join JLT and NOSC at Jefferson Land Trust’s Marshall Conservation Easement to install a native plant buffer along the edge of Chimacum Creek. All ages and planting know-how welcome.

The Marshall Conservation Easement protects nearly 700 feet of Chimacum Creek and is home to endangered Summer chum salmon, coho, otters, birds and all sorts of other wildlife. The existing conifer/shrub buffer along the creek is being expanded to provided additional habitat and improve water quality.

Meet at Reedeemer Ln, in Chimacum.  From Chimacum, take Hadlock Rd south, then right onto Reedeemer Way (at Church of the Redeemer, before Chimacum Valley Vet). Some groups may want to carpool from the JLT office (9:40 am), or from the Chimacum Corner Store (9:50 am).  If you have any questions, or would like to carpool (and are willing to stay till 2pm!) contact Carrie: cclendaniel@saveland.org; or at (360) 379-9501 ext 105.

Plants, gloves, shovels, snacks and tea/cocoa will be on site. Wear sturdy shoes and warm layers. See you outside!

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH 10AM-2PM
Morse Creek Planting Event, just east of Port Angeles off 101

Throw on your boots and head over to Morse Creek, Saturday March 30th. The North Olympic Salmon Coalition and community volunteers will be planting 1,700 trees on site and need lots of help! Check out a beautiful watershed and learn about all the restoration that has happened at Morse Creek since 2010. 

Click here for Directions: Parking for Morse Creek March 30th 2013
We will be planting in the upper field on the east side of Morse Creek.  The parking area is right off 101 on the south side of the road, east of Cotton wood lane.  Please be EXTREMELY careful when parking – if you are coming from the east do not turn left into the parking area.  Instead, turn left onto Cottonwood Lane, turn around there and take a right into the parking. 

Please wear warm cloths, rain gear and durable shoes. Bring lunch and water. Tools and gloves will be provided.
RSVP to Jac at NOSC – (360) 379-8051 or volunteer@nosc.org

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH 10AM-2PM
Illahee Preserve Wildlife and Restoration Planting Party, Chimacum

Come celebrate spring! Join JLT and NOSC at Jefferson Land Trust’s Illahee Preserve to install a wildlife planting and restoration planting along Chimacum Creek. All ages and planting know-how welcome.

Illahee Preserve is a wooded riparian habitat with several trails leading down to Chimacum Creek. We will be installing a wildlife planting along the bank of Chimacum Creek, as well as planting conifers in the stream corridor and natives to naturalize a decommissioned road.

Meet at the end of Creek View Lane in Port Hadlock.  From Highway 19, turn onto Prospect Avenue (by Kala Square) and take the first right onto Creek View Lane.  If you have any questions, or would like to carpool (and are willing to stay till 2pm!) contact Carrie: cclendaniel@saveland.org; or at (360) 379-9501 ext 105.

Gloves, shovels, snacks and tea/cocoa will be on site. Wear sturdy shoes and warm layers. See you outside!

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