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Aug 30

Site Stewards Tend to Habitat Plantings

Posted to Habitat Improvement on August 30, 2016 at 11:54 AM by Allan Warren

Reise Planting (pg 7)For the past several years, PCD has had the pleasure of working with PCC Farmland Trust to install a hedgerow and enhance a riparian buffer at the historic Reise farm near Orting (now known as Four Elements Farm). The first 700’ of hedgerow was installed in the spring of 2014; another 1000’ was planted this past spring. In between, volunteers planted 820 trees and shrubs along Ball Creek, a tributary to the Puyallup River whose headwaters start on this property. And how, you might ask, are all these plants doing?

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Jun 01

Alien Invaders Are Lurking

Posted to Water Quality Improvement on June 1, 2016 at 7:56 AM by Allan Warren

New Zealand_mudsnailsSummer is here and many of us enjoy spending time outside boating, kayaking, and fishing in local lakes and streams. The downside to these activities is the unintentional spread of aquatic invasive animals and plants. These invaders are an ongoing threat to our environment and are costly to remove once established. 

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May 31

Become a Neighborhood Harvest Leader or Fruit Scout!

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on May 31, 2016 at 10:08 AM by Allan Warren

Are you interested in leading fruit tree harvests in your neighborhood or learning how to assess fruit tree health? The Harvest Pierce County Gleaning Project is now recruiting Harvest Leaders and Fruit Scout volunteer leaders for the 2016 season!

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