Dec 06

Habitat Improvement Updates

Posted on December 6, 2019 at 9:23 AM by Allan Warren

South Prairie Creek Preserve 2
South Prairie Creek Preserve. Photo Credit: Daniel Changa

Volunteers enjoyed perfectly crisp autumn weather at the South Prairie Creek Preserve planting parties. With construction of the South Prairie Creek Restoration Project on the horizon in 2020, PCD worked over the fall to plant 1.85 acres at the west end of the site. Twenty-eight volunteers, together with

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Sep 04

Shorelines Program Manager to Lead New Shore Friendly Pierce Program

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 8:13 AM 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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Sep 04

Fall Planting at South Prairie Creek Preserve

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 8:10 AM by Allan Warren

Pink Salmon
Pink salmon return in odd number years, so don’t miss your chance to come see them fill South Prairie Creek. Help us restore their habitat on October 12th.

The pinks are running! The pinks are running! In odd-numbered years (hello, 2019!) pink salmon return to Puget Sound streams including South Prairie Creek, along with their fellow salmonids Chinook, Coho, Chum and Cutthroat. Join us for a morning of planting along South Prairie Creek on October 12th,2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm, and a chance to see some of these fish in action.

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