ANOTHER WORK PARTY: PART 1

Last Saturday was another glorious spring day; just the right kind of day to work in a different area of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge under reconstruction. There are sections of land up river from the section where the public trails and Overlook store that are also being restored to native habitat (see map below). Hundreds of little oaks were planted some years ago to create an oak savanna. But now some trees under high power lines across the land need to be removed. The power company that owns the right of way changed its policy and doesn’t want anything over six feet tall under their wires. First step is removing the plastic sleeves protecting them from natural critters. All around the property are beautiful horse-breeding ranches, and the land is a wonderful refuge.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s