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Sep 04

Native Plant Sale Pre-Orders Open November 1st

Posted to Conservation Corner by Allan Warren

Native Plant SaleSave the date for our Annual Native Plant Sale and choose from a wide variety of plants for your backyard, community garden, rain gardens, and more! Native Plants uniquely protect our lands, natural resources, and wildlife. They are beautiful, and many are even edible and/or medicinal!

This year, you can begin placing your pre-orders on November 1st at www.PierceNativePlantSale.com. Plants will be available for pick-up February 28th and 29, 2020.
Sep 04

Updates from our Environmental Education Team

Posted to Environmental Education by Allan Warren

EE Photo4th grade students visited Morse Wildlife Preserve with our Environmental Education team earlier this summer to learn about prairies and wetlands and help our partners at Forterra with restoration at this critical site.

SUMMER PROGRAMS KEEP THE LEARNING GOING

Learning doesn’t end with the school year, so our EE program has been hard at work this summer. In addition to hosting two summer day camps in the Salishan neighborhood, we visited partner camps throughout the summer months. We made stops at the

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Sep 04

Shorelines Program Manager to Lead New Shore Friendly Pierce Program

Posted to Habitat Improvement by Allan Warren

Mary Krauszer_Bio Photo 2_Fall 2019It is with much excitement that we welcome Mary Krauszer as the new program manager for Shore Friendly Pierce! With an academic background in marine biology and professional experience developing the first-ever ranger program for Metro Parks Tacoma, Mary brings a unique skill set to the District’s effort to improve nearshore ecosystems in Pierce County. Here’s a little more about Mary, in her own words:

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