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Sahallie Illahee Park Habitat Restoration

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Mary S Young Park

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 25 people are interested

WE WILL BE PLANTING 1000 NATIVE PLANTS DURING THIS EVENT. Please join us in restoring the habitat in this beautiful community park. We remove invasive plant species, plant native plants, and maintain the trails in the park. Sahallie Illahee Park (along with Ibach Nature Park) are 5.5 acres of forest land and play ground structures. We have been working to restore the park habitat now for a couple years and thanks to community volunteers we are seeing excellent progress.
We can provide gloves and tools but you are welcome to bring your own. We also provide snacks and and water. We work rain or shine.
Please dress for the weather in long sleeves and pants, and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Please come wearing a face covering for briefings.
Meet at Sahallie Illahee Park, 4300 Horton Rd. West Linn, OR - map

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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.

Animals
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Environment

WHEN

Sun Dec 12, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

4300 Horton RoadWest Linn, OR 97068

(45.36939,-122.63302)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • None
  • Willingness to work off trail in the forest.

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