Plant willows at Thompson Creek

March 10, 2018
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Saturday, March 10
10 am to 1 pm
Thompson Creek and Stanley Marsh
Habitat Reserve

Seaside
DATE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, DEPENDING UPON WEATHER CONDITIONS

In December 2006 North Coast Land Conservancy acquired 80 acres at Thompson Creek and Stanley Marsh, on the east side of Seaside, and began restoring the wetlands here. It’s grown to become one of our most visible success stories, with coho salmon migrating up Thompson Creek to spawn every winter and beavers building dams in Stanley Marsh, further enhancing the wetlands habitat for fish and other wildlife. Visit this 2015 blog post to follow the Thompson Creek coho on the final mile or so of their life’s journey.

In March staff and volunteers with NCLC will gather at Thompson Creek to plant more willows. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome. We will gather at the pump house at Thompson Creek. Contact Stewardship Director Melissa Reich at melissar@nclctrust.org to let her know you’ll be coming. Bring a lunch, and prepare to get muddy. We’ll work rain or shine (barring extreme weather). There are no toilets on the property. Dogs are not allowed at NCLC habitat reserves.

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DIRECTIONS: From US 101 at the north end of Seaside, turn east on Lewis and Clark Road. Take the first right onto Thompson Falls Drive, then an immediate left into a gravel parking area at the pump house.

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