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Invasive Species Pull & Litter Pick-Up
Where: Bowman Park, 300 Geary Street NE, Albany OR 97321
When: Saturday, June 9th, 2018 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Who: Hosted by Albany Parks & Recreation and Willamette Restoration Volunteers
What: Invasive Himalayan blackberry removal from native plantings and litter pickup
Why: To protect and enhance riparian habitat along Periwinkle Creek and the Willamette River
Bring: Gloves, sturdy boots, and long pants
We need your help! Join Albany Parks & Recreation and Willamette Restoration Volunteers on Saturday, June 9 at Bowman Park from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in helping protect and enhance riparian habitat to benefit local wildlife and pollinators, improve habitat connectivity, and reduce soil erosion. We will be removing invasive Himalayan blackberry from native shrub and tree plantings along Periwinkle Creek and collecting litter along the river.
This is a family-friendly event. Volunteers should bring gloves, and wear boots and long pants. Tools and snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!