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Tag: Washington Department of Natural Resources


State’s forest restoration project targets Spanaway Park

The state Department of Natural Resources is bringing an urban forestry restoration program to Pierce County, according to a county news release.

Washington Conservation Corps teams will remove English ivy, Himalayan blackberry and yellow-flag iris from Spanaway Park and Bresemann Forest over the next few weeks in Spanaway.

The Urban Forestry Restoration Project enhances the capacity of urban forests to manage stormwater and improve air and water quality, according to the release, by improving the health and functionality of trees and forested areas in urban settings.

Non-native invasive species have prevented the community from experiencing the full benefits of these forested areas,

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