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Markleeville Creek Day

September 21, 2019

 

Alpine County’s 20th annual Markleeville Creek Day will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Join us for a day of restoration projects throughout Alpine County's watersheds!

 

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This year's projects include:

  • Hope Valley Willow Planting 

  • Grover State Park Headcut Remediation 

  • Grover State Park Invasive Weed Pull 

  • Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup

  • Kid Friendly Project! Heritage Park Picnic Table Painting & Markleeville Creek Cleanup

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In 2018, Creek Day volunteers accomplished the following:

  • 60 feet of streambank stabilized and 250 willow stakes planted in Hope Valley

  • 20 bags of invasive bull thistle rosettes removed from Grover Hot Springs State Park

  • 7 feet x 3 feet x 75 feet of brush boxes with willow, alder, and pine tree clippings built to remediate two headcuts in Grover meadow, stabilizing nearly 75 feet of Hot Springs Creek bank

  • 10 native trees wrapped for beaver protection, 6 picnic tables stained, and 2 bags of trash removed, as well as weeds mowed in the picnic area at Heritage Park

  • Trail to town from Heritage Park cleared and stairway raked