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Guided Hike – Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Join us for free urban nature adventures every third Wednesday, February through November (except April and July)! Each guided “hike” will consist of an easy walk or tour with a theme, appropriate for all ages. February’s theme: the fish hatchery. Join us for a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look of how we raise trout, steelhead, and salmon! All ages are welcome! No registration required. Contact volunteer@columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936 ext. 230 with questions.

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Location: Columbia Springs  Cost: Free IMG_4628.jpg

 

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Annual Invasive Species Survey – Saturday, February 20, 2016

Be a scientist for a day at our annual Invasive Species Survey! Groups of volunteers will go throughout our 100-acre natural area looking for three different invasive plant species and collecting data. No experience necessary! Training begins promptly at 9 a.m. Contact volunteer@columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936 ext. 230 with questions.

Time: 9 a.m. – Noon  Location: Columbia Springs  Cost: FreeDSCN3767

 

Guided Hike – Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Join us for free urban nature adventures every third Wednesday, February through November (except April and July)! Each guided “hike” will consist of an easy walk or tour with a theme, appropriate for all ages. March theme: Powerful pollinators! Join us on a tour to see native plants beginning to bloom and learn how native pollinators, including bees, birds, and ants, help them spread their seeds! You’ll also get to make native wildflower “seed bombs” and mason bee houses to take home! All ages are welcome! No registration required. Contact volunteer@columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936 ext. 230 with questions.

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Location: Columbia Springs  Cost: Free

 

Stewardship Saturday – Saturday, March 19, 2016

Event Description: Help us maintain our recreational and educational facilities while having fun! This welcoming and relaxed volunteer experience features projects of every kind. We end the day with an activity; previous activities have included planting flower seeds to take home, weaving baskets from English ivy, building bird feeders, and guided hatchery tours. Kids must be age 7 or older to participate. Kids under age 16 must have a parent/guardian with them to volunteer. Kids ages 16-17 must have a parent/guardian sign them in at the beginning of the event.

To learn more and sign up contact Kaley McLachlan at volunteer@columbiasprings.org,

Time: 9 a.m. to Noon  Location: Columbia Springs  Cost: Free

 

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