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Fall Community Planting Event

10/19/2013Tree Planting 150x119 event

Plant a tree & help us celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week!  Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and Spokane Audubon Society will host a community work party on Saturday, October 19, 2013.   

Numerous partners and individuals participate in our semiannual community planting events held during the spring and fall. This ongoing community effort restores native riparian habitat to benefit birds and other wildlife species. We have hundreds of native saplings to plant. We will also erect fencing at the project site to protect the trees from deer, elk, and moose browsing.  Everyone is welcome to participate!

Turnbull Community Work Party

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013.

Planting Time: 9 am to 12 p.m.

Lunch: Potluck 12 p.m. 

Where: Turnbull NWR Headquarters, 5 miles south of Cheney on Cheney-Plaza Road: turn left on Smith Road and drive 2 miles on gravel road to headquarters.

Clothing: Long-sleeved shirt, work pants, sturdy boots or shoes, gloves.

Equipment: (If you can) shovels and pliers.

Attention Groups: Please call in advance to register.  It helps us in our planning if we know how many are coming. The Refuge will also host a potluck lunch. Please feel free to bring your favorite dish. Ask for Sandy. 

Last Updated: Aug 06, 2013
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