Oct 12

District Welcomes a New Habitat Team Member

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 8:20 AM by Allan Warren

Kramer FullKramer Canup joins the District as our new Habitat Improvement Technician, to help us reach our goals for salmon and wildlife habitat recovery. Kramer grew up in the Puget Sound lowlands exploring Seattle’s urban forests and waterways. 

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Aug 31

Rain Barrel Water - Not Just For Watering Plants!

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM by Allan Warren

GH Rain Barrel PhotoFor a number of years now, the District has promoted on-site rain water harvesting, most often with a rain barrel (or a cistern).  Through workshops, a raffle at the Washington State Fair, and other outreach methods, many Pierce County residents have joined the rain barrel band wagon.  Below is a first-hand account from Sharon Jamis-Graeme of Graham in which she reports on how her rain barrel got her through a tough week of home repairs.

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May 30

Visiting Church Group Leaves Lasting Impression

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 11:59 AM by Allan Warren

Churchgroup OptionFifth graders from Ptarmigan Ridge Elementary and high schoolers from Massachusetts worked together to plant nearly 250 shrubs in Orting. The high school group connected with the District for their spring break service project and the elementary students learned about the benefits of plants and ecosystems as part of their participation.

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