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August 2018

August 15th Weed Pulling Effort

August 15 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Wednesday. Yellow Star Thistle is in full bloom and starting to set seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. The hot temperatures are maturing the Star Thistle faster than the weeding crews can remove it all. We could use additional crew members for a while longer! Today Sunday, we reached a little milestone!! We finally weeded our way around…

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August 12th Weed Pulling Effort

August 12 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Sunday. Yellow Star Thistle is nearly in full bloom and starting to set seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. Unfortunately, the hot temperatures are maturing the Star Thistle faster than the weeding crews can remove it all. We could use additional crew members for a while longer! A group of 12 LDS Missionaries helped us gain ground on…

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August 5th Noxious Weed Pulling

August 5 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Sunday. Yellow Star Thistle is nearly in full bloom and starting to set seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. Unfortunately, the hot temperatures are maturing the Star Thistle faster than the weeding crews can remove it all. We could use additional crew members for a while longer! When: Sunday, August 5th, 2018 Meet at: Candy Mountain Trail-head parking…

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July 2018

Noxious Weed Pulling July 25th

July 25 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Wednesday. Yellow Star Thistle is nearly in full bloom and will soon be setting seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. Unfortunately, the Star Thistle is maturing faster than the weeding crews can remove it all. We could use some additional crew members for a while! When: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 Meet at: Candy Mountain Trail-head parking lot, off…

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July 22nd Noxious Weed Pulling

July 22 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Sunday. Yellow Star Thistle is in full bloom and will soon be setting seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. When: Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 Meet at: Candy Mountain Trail-head parking lot, off Dallas Rd. on PR 669 Rd. Time: 7:00 - 10:00 am, but feel free to join us at any other time that fits your schedule. David…

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July 18th Noxious Weed Pulling

July 18 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Yet another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Wednesday. Yellow Star Thistle is reaching bloom stage and will soon be forming seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. The manual pulling efforts last year yielded very good results in the areas we were able to cover. However, the invasive weed pressure is still strong in some areas not reached last year. Continued volunteer help for a…

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Noxious Weed Pulling

July 15 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Candy Mountain Preserve Trailhead, 71004 E 669 PR NE
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Another noxious weed pulling effort on Candy Mountain is planned for this coming Sunday. Yellow Star Thistle is beginning to bloom and will soon be forming seed. The volunteer crews are trying to prevent any seed formation and dispersal this year. The manual pulling efforts last year yielded very good results in the areas we were able to cover. However, the invasive weed pressure is still strong in some areas not reached last year. Continued volunteers for a couple more…

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June 2018

Trailwork Party for National Trails Day

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trailhead Park, Badger Flats
Richland, WA 99352
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The Friends of Badger Mountain will be teaming with the Kennewick REI store for a National Trails Day work event. We will be working from 9 AM to noon. Please come a little early to sign in. We will be clearing the weeds away from the edges of the Canyon and Sagebrush Trails. We like to remove the grasses, mustards and other plants from around the rocks along the edge of the trail and from the uphill edge where they…

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May 2018

Wildflower Walk with Kim Hamblin-Hart

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kim Hamblin-Hart will lead a Wildflower Walk on the Skyline Trail on Badger Mountain. Come out and see the beauty of the mountain in early spring. Walks are produced by Friends of Badger Mountain and the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. For more information, please contact education@friendsofbadger.org or visit cbwnps.org  

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Hike Wine Dine on Red Mountain (RSVP!)

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We have a Hike Wine Dine coming up May 10th. We'll hike Red Mountain, from 5pm, then wine and dine at Hamilton Cellars about 6:30pm. Cost is $35 per person, includes guided hike, wine tasting, and dinner catered by Ethos. To make your reservation, contact Joan Segna at joansegna@gmail.com by May 7th.

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