Invitation to the farm-
FrOGS (Friends of Glencoe Swale) members were pleased by an invitation from Clean Water Services to participate in the Streamside Stewardship Program for Homeowners.
Folks who ordered plants were eligible because they-
- live within Clean Water Services’ service area;
- own land within 100 feet of a stream or wetland in the Tualatin River watershed;
- agree to remove any Non-Native Invasive Plants before planting; and
- will take before and after photos of the planting site.
Welcome to the farm-
Margaret Wagner, Water Resources Specialist, greeted us with a warm, friendly smile as she guided us to a cache of native plants.
Our group of plants awaited… tagged especially for Friends of Glencoe Swale.
Only one problem… How to tell the species apart?
Margaret quickly put our concerns to rest as she described attributes of the various trees, shrubs, or forbs.
Margaret Wagner chats with Henry Oberhelman and Ed Wilson about the various trees…
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