Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Marinwood Nature Path MEETING TONIGHT

A huge swath of blackberry bushes was bulldozed on June 17.   The bush line used to extend to the nature signposts seen in the above photos. The blackberry bushes were the home of many species of animals including
the Willow Flycatcher, a bird on the Endangered Species List.   

Last week, the parks maintenance staff butchered  a mature growth of blackberry bushes and fruit trees in the park that have been popular spots to gather seasonal fruit for over forty years.  

The problem is there is no consistent care plan policy.  It was supposed to be treated as a nature preserve, not like a construction site.

Are you willing to help ceate a new nature preserve with handicap access?  Here are two documents to guide us.   Handicap access    Nature Preserve.

The Parks and Rec commission meets tonight at the Marinwood Community Center at 7:30 pm.

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