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Dear Friends of Yesler Swamp We will be working in the swamp this Saturday morning October 13th from 10AM till noon and celebrating the return of the rain to the swamp. We will meet near the entrance and work on the following in this priority: 1) 2011-12 Capstone upland site next to the sign: uncovering the […]

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The work party today successfully finished the temporary Yesler Swamp trail. The “Y” shaped trail completed access to the north and eastern portion of the lagoon from the eastern parking lot of the Urban Horticulture Buildings. The trail was positioned by Kern Ewing. The swampy portions were covered with hand cut logs cut by Lennie […]

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Behold, the video of the January swamp walk! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktS37nrS14M&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0x234900&color2=0x4e9e00] Featuring Professor Kern Ewing as our guide,  neighborhood participation, and discussion of avenues for community outreach. Cinematography and production by Jim Compton.

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You are invited to the Great February Ivy Pull and Blackberry Wrangle! On Saturday, February 27th, we will be removing English Ivy and Himalayan Blackberries from the Yesler Swamp. Kern Ewing and Fred Hoffer will be leading the expedition. We will be meeting in the easternmost parking lot of the Center for Urban Horticulture, which […]

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This coming Saturday from 10:00 AM to Noon, a student volunteer group (Society for Ecological Restoration Student Guild) will be removing ivy from trees both behind CUH and in the Yesler Swamp. Nate Hough-Snee, one of Kern Ewing’s graduate students, will be helping coordinate this effort. Any neighborhood participation is welcome.

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