Fall Community Planting Event10/15/2016
Come celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week by planting a tree to help offset your carbon footprint.
Wildlife Refuge, Spokane Audubon Society and Friends of Turnbull will host a community work party on
Saturday, October 15, 2016.
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 15, 2016.
Time: 9 am to 12 p.m.
Lunch: Potluck 12 p.m. (Friends of Turnbull will supply the hamburgers)
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