Tideman Johnson Park Work Party Apr. 1

Tideman Johnson Park Work Party Apr. 1

Howdy all Friends of Tideman Johnson!

Enjoyed any rain lately? Well I know all those little plants we put in last month did. And, now – mulch! We’ll get them all tucked in for a warm dry summer (it’ll happen – I know it will!).

Saturday April 1 (No Fooling!), 9am – noon

Tools and refreshments provided
Volunteer of all ages welcome
Meet up at the boardwalk

From at SE 37 & Tenino, south of SE Crystal Springs Blvd, walk down the hill to the boardwalk. Or from the SE 45th trailhead, bike or walk the Springwater Corridor Trail west to Tideman Johnson Park. Follow the path to the left to the boardwalk.

We hope to see you out there!

Marianne
Friends of Tideman Johnson

Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event this Saturday, March 4!

Howdy all Friends of Tideman Johnson!

The Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event is coming up this Saturday – woo hoo!  Learn more about this fabulous annual event at the JCWC website.

You know all those area’s we’ve been diligently weeding? On Saturday, we get to plant them – extra woo hoo! 800 tasty little natives have been ordered and just can’t wait to get into the ground.

This is also a great opportunity to meet other folks volunteering in the watershed AND get a delicious pizza lunch out of the deal.

If you are planning to join us, whether at Tideman Johnson or one of the other WWE sites, please do the watershed council a favor and RSVP at this handy dandy registration form.

If you are joining us at Tideman Johnson, here are the particulars:

Saturday March 4th, 9am – noon
Pizza party starts at 12:30 at the JWCW HQ

Find us near the boardwalk in the heart of Tideman Johnson Park. Tools, refreshments, and training all provided. Volunteers of all ages are welcome.

From SE 37 & Tenino, south of SE Crystal Springs Blvd, walk down the hill to the boardwalk. Or from the SE 45th trailhead, bike or walk the Springwater Corridor Trail west to Tideman Johnson Park. Follow the path to the left to the boardwalk.

We hope to see you out there!

Marianne
Friends of Tideman Johnson

Tideman Work Party Sat. Feb. 4th

Tideman Work Party Sat. Feb. 4th

Hi all Friends of Tideman Johnson,

Well, 2017 has  been a doozie so far. I hope you are able to escape the 24 hour news cycle and twitter-rama to go play outside! And, what better opportunity than to go kill invasive weeds in Tideman Johnson?

We’ll start along the creek, to the east of the boardwalk, and work our way west as time allows.

Saturday, February 4th, 9am – noon
Meet at the boardwalk.
Tools, refreshments, and camaraderie provided.

And, mark your calendars, here’s there rest of our schedule for this spring:

March 4 – Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Watershed Wide Event
April 1
May 7
June 1 – followed by volunteer appreciation BBQ

AND, also, here are a few Tideman Johnson pics from the recent snowpocalypse.

See you Saturday!

Marianne
Friends of Tideman Johnson

Friends of Tideman Johnson Work Party Dec. 3

Friends of Tideman Johnson Work Party Dec. 3

 

Howdy all Friends of Tideman Johnson,

We had a great group last month and put the major hurt on some invasive blackberry and ivy. Why stop now?

This Saturday we’re going to focus on removing invasives between the boardwalk and the creek and headed east from there. All this is prep work for our big planting event next March.

Saturday December 3rd, 9am – noon
Tideman Johnson Park
Meet up at the boardwalk
Tools and refreshments provided

This is our last work party of 2016. We’ll take a month off to lounge about in January and then our next get-together is February 4th.

We hope to see you out there!

Marianne
Friends of Tideman Johnson

Friends of Tideman Johnson Park Work Party Oct. 1

img_fotj_logoHey all Friends of Tideman Johnson,

Fall is officially here, and its the start of a new year of stewardship in Tideman Johnson park. In keeping with tradition, we will devote our October work party to removing invasives in and around our wetland while it is still relatively dry around the edges. You can choose how wet or dry you’d like to be!

Saturday October 1, 9am – noon
Tideman Johnson Park
Meet up at the boardwalk
Tools, gloves, and refreshments provided
Bring boots if you have ‘em

See you out there!
Marianne
Friends of Tideman Johnson