Volunteers plant 2000 trees along salmon stream on Earth Day
Last updated 4/19/2019 at Noon
Volunteers from the Adopt A Stream Foundation joined technicians from the foundation to plant more than 2,000 trees along the middle fork of Quilceda Creek as part of an Earth Day celebration on Saturday, March 20.
The three-hour effort was designed to preserve banks and vital salmon breeding grounds where the creek flows into Strawberry Field Park in Maryville.
Over time, these trees will provide shade to help cool the creek waters during the summer months a major function of riparian zones, the area of vegetation next to the stream that affects its ecological health, according to Tom...