Habitat Restoration at Mary S Young Park

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Mary S Young Park

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Please join us at Mary S Young Park. We will be planting 1000 native trees and shrubs. No experience required. We will provide instruction and assistance. This is a great opportunity for those interested in getting started in habitat restoration for the environment.

We are dedicated to the restoration of the parks riparian habitat for citizen education, recreation and enjoyment. We have a vision to return the park to its native habitat. With the removal of invasive plants, the reintroducing of appropriate native plants, and the restoration of stream beds, the flora and fauna may return to its near original state. We meet at the shed in the gravel parking lot. Gloves, tools, water, and snacks provided. We have restrooms on site.

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About Mary S Young Park

Location:

19900 Highway 43, West Linn, OR 97068, US

Mission Statement

The Mary S Young volunteers have a mission of eradicating Mary S Young Park of invasive plant species and planting native species to return the park to its native state.

Description

Mary S. Young Park is located at 19900 Hwy. 43 and boasts 126 acres of multi-use sports fields, off-leash dog area and picnic area surrounded by peaceful wooded trails. Volunteers at Mary S. Young Park are credited with removal of invasive species, such as, clematis, blackberries, english ivy and

We are dedicated to the restoration of the riparian habitat for citizen education, recreation and enjoyment. We work in cooperation with the City of West Linn, Parks and Recreation. With this vision to return the park to its native habitat we take several approaches. With the removal of invasive plants, the reintroducing of appropriate native plants, and the restoration of stream beds, the flora and fauna may return to its near original state. We also promote the development of excellent walking trails and general park maintenance.

WHEN

Sat Dec 07, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

19900 Highway 43West Linn, OR 97068

(45.37714,-122.63348)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 hours

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