Thelma Gilmur Park Habitat Stewardship Work Party

02/05/2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Location

Thelma Gilmur Park
1404 Evergreen Dr
Fircrest, WA 98466

Admission

  • Free

Description

Join the "Gilmur Grubbers" on the first Monday of the month to help restore and maintain the habitat of Thelma Gilmur Park in Fircrest.

     

Thelma Gilmur was one of the founding mothers of Tahoma Audubon and an avid believer in the importance of nature and environmental education. The Grubbers' work is in honor of her legacy and the park that bears her name so that future generations can enjoy access to birds and wildlife.

Work Party Details

The primary focus areas of habitat stewardship at Thelma Gilmur Park are currently removing ivy and English blackberry.

 

Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools, depending on the type of job they would like to do. Recommended tools include:

  • Pointed shovels
  • Loppers
  • Saw (cutting big ivy vines)
  • Sturdy rakes (raking ivy)
  • Tarps
  • Gloves

Sally Larson is the volunteer leader of this work party with support from Tahoma Audubon Society and Pierce Conservation District. If you have questions about the work party, please contact Belinda Paterno, Pierce Conservation Water Quality Technician, at 253.845.9770 x109 (office), 253-722-7639 (cell) or belindap@piercecd.org.

 

No RSVP required. Just show up, and we'll get to work! 

Thelma Gilmur