OLD STREAMSIDE FOREST RECOVERY WEEK, replaced 10-8-14

STREAMSIDE FOREST RECOVERY WEEK

For a report on this exciting week in 2013, click here.

Regional Creeks Need Our Help! Invasive plants outcompeting native plants, decreased shade, rising water temperatures, increased erosion and decreased filtration of pollutants and native species diversity all contribute to the poor health of many regional streams.

Every year in early November, Lomakatsi hosts our annual Streamside Forest Recovery Week in which students and volunteers work alongside Lomakatsi’s staff of restoration professionals to restore several stream reaches in the Bear Creek Watershed. Weekdays during the Streamside Forest Recovery Week, volunteers are welcome to assist with student events.

Our Recovery Week community service day takes place on a Saturday at one of our adopted site locations and welcomes anyone wanting to volunteer. Stay tuned for your opportunity to help with this important annual event!

Get Involved!
If you are interested in getting involved and want to receive updates on volunteer opportunities, please send us an email and let us know you want to be included on our mailing list: Info@lomakatsi.org.

Help Support Restoration Ecology Education!
Please help us continue this important work by making a contribution to Lomakatsi Restoration Project. Private donations are critical to the continuation of our youth education program. Your investment in Lomakatsi’s Restoration Ecology Education program supports a long-term investment in forest and stream habitat health.

For more information contact Niki Del Pizzo, Education Program Director:

(541) 488-0208 niki@lomakatsi.org

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Restoration Ecology Restoration Report, February 2012
During the month of February, our Restoration Ecology Education Program hosted 6 volunteer and student events for 282 participants at our Medford Bear Creek site. As part of restoring this site, a total of 510 native plants were planted thanks to everyone’s hard work!

 

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