Discovery Park - Lizard Haven04/19/2024


Help us restore a new site that overlooks the south meadow with native meadow and forest edge shrubs and forbs. With the guidance of the UW Restoration Ecology Network, we'll be working in one of the most scenic restoration sites in the city. We are calling the site Lizard Haven due to the many northern alligator lizards seen in the area. Our primary task will be planting new plants but we nay also need be digging up blackberry roots and move and spread wood chips.. We'll have pitchforks, rakes, hand tillers, trowels, wheelbarrows and heavy duty shovels to accomplish our tasks. As an added perk, we will get a short lesson on restoration ecology techniques or philosophy from current students of the curriculum. check out the project website for more information: click here

All ages OK

19 out of 20 participants registered.

What to Bring

Work gloves (I have some loaner gloves if you don't have your own), boots, long plants that you don't mind getting dirty and something to stay hydrated. We'll take a water break halfway through the day.

Where to Meet

Meet at the junction of the gravel meadow access road and the westerly parade grounds paved park road. This is 900' WSW of the large white radar tower and is a 10 minute walk from the south parking lot (please allow enough time to walk to and from the meeting site). If you're late, look for us 200' down the gravel road.

Meeting Location Map

Where to Park

south parking lot

Date & Time

April 19, 2024 9am - 12pm


Rob Stevens


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