Discovery Park - Spruce Island blackberry clearing03/31/2023


An area of recently planted trees is being overrun by aggressive blackberries. Please help us save these trees.

We'll be attacking a hibernating patch of blackberry, sneaking up on them just as they are waking up. It's amazing how much easier it is to clear blackberries this time of year. Our task will be a combination of cutting back the canes with loppers and digging up the roots to completely wallop them. They won't know what hit 'em!

Open to the public

Adults only

1 out of 15 volunteers registered.

What to Bring

Bring work gloves, water to stay hydrated and sturdy boots. Dress for the weather with layers.
We will have loppers, tillers and shovels to accomplish our task.

Where to Meet

Meet downhill of the large black cistern 800' west of the large white radar tower. The cistern is on the west end of the parade grounds. 47.657661, -122.416956 This is a 10 minute walk from the south parking lot (please allow enough time to walk to and from the meeting site). This is a small area of trees at the north end of the south meadow called Spruce Island.

Meeting Location Map

Where to Park

south parking lot

Date & Time

March 31, 2023 9am - 12pm


Rob Stevens


Extra Info

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