Volunteer with the Ivy League on Parks Appreciation Day—April 20
April 20, 2013 - Parks
Appreciation Day at Pt. Defiance
Club Pierce County (Tatoosh) Group - Ivy
be leading a work project to remove English Ivy and Himalayan Blackberry from
Pt. Defiance Park.
Defiance Park at the corner of Bristol & N. Park Ave. (not Park Way) adjacent
to the back NE service entrance to the Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Facility.
Bus: take #10 or 11. By car: Follow Pearl St. north all the way to Pt.
Defiance Park. Just prior to entering the main entrance to the park, turn
L on N.
Park Ave. up the hill for 3 blocks, turn
Bristol, and park on Bristol St. or on the south side of N. Park Ave.
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: 8:45 AM to 12 noon
Event Description and Directions: The Sierra Club will provide tools,
water, and refreshments. Volunteers should wear
garden work cloths, dress
for the weather, and are urged to bring their own garden gloves and water
container, but extra gloves and water will be available at the event. The
check-in point at N. Park & Bristol starts at 8:45 AM. At 9:00 AM the Group
leaders will provide the volunteers the tools they need and will lead them in
removing the non-native invasive plants in areas adjacent to the check-in
spot. Participating minors either need to be under the direction supervision
of, or have a liability waiver signed by, a parent or guardian. Forms will be
available at the check-in point. For more information, contact Bliss Moore at
253-752-6472 (h) or 253-820-2306 (m).
All events are scheduled from 9am to noon to work on
removing invasive plants, such as Ivy, or planting native plants in parks or
urban green spaces. Participants should wear gardening/work clothes and be
dressed for weather conditions. The Tatoosh Group will provide gloves, tools and
refreshments though you are encouraged to bring your own gloves and a water
bottle. Participants must sign a liability waiver form and a parent/guardian of
a minor (under the age of 18) must sign a permission & liability waiver form for
a child participant. If you wish to be on the Tatoosh Ivy League email list,
please contact Bliss Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org,
253-752-6472) so we can remind you of the events and notify you of any event