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Support Native Plants in Halle Ravine by Volunteering with the PRLC

Krista Munger : May 22, 2017 12:51 pm : Living Lighter on the Land, News blog
Please join us for wildflower planting at Halle Ravine on Saturday, June 3rd, 10am to noon (link to directions).  Families and non-gardeners are welcome to participate and to learn more about the value of our native plants and what they can do to bring in more birds and butterflies at home.  Volunteers can assist with planting, . . . more »

Community Celebration of Arbor Day at Halle Ravine

Krista Munger : May 5, 2017 8:55 am : Living Lighter on the Land, News blog
Arbor Day 2017 Al and Vita (1)
Pound Ridge’s Arbor Day Tree Planting and Celebration at Halle Ravine on April 28, 2017 was a grand success!  Twenty-five people planted two hundred trees and shrubs in designated areas around the northern-most pond, which is visible from Trinity Pass near the Preserve entrance.  We are grateful for their service in helping us to achieve our goal to . . . more »

Trail improvements at Richards Preserve

Krista Munger : April 3, 2017 8:27 pm : News blog
Ten volunteers helped out at our April 1 work session held at the Richards Preserve.  A team of four installed a water bar at the entrance to divert storm water from flowing into and eroding the trail system.  Another team of four worked to create natural dams and obstructions that will capture sediment eroding from . . . more »

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