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Wildlife Habitat Restoration Work Day
April 27, 2019 at 9:00 am
Join us Saturday, April 27th at our Dos Rios Ranch restoration site to plant trees along the Tuolumne River!
Bring gloves, shovels, water bottle if you have them – limited supplies will be available.
Community restoration work days such as this are a great opportunity for families to both contribute to this unique project while getting a “sneak peek” of what this property is going to look like when completed. It’s also a fun way for students and service groups to fulfill community service commitments.
Dos Rios Ranch is a spectacular property located at the confluence of the Tuolumne and San Joaquin rivers. Since 2006, we have been working with River Partners and habitat restoration specialists to engage community members in the restoration of this local gem. Thanks to volunteers like you, we have:
- restored over 800 acres of this 2,100-acre property
- collected tons of seeds and cuttings for future plantings
- removed invasive species from the 600 acre “bowl” in the middle of the property
- demolished old buildings to make room for more native habitat
When completed, this project will provide multiple benefits including improved outdoor recreational and educational opportunities, restored habitat for endangered fish and wildlife and improved flood control and groundwater recharge.
Location Details: The Dos Rios Ranch entrance is marked by a white fence and red gate. Signs will be posted at the entrance as well as at Shiloh/Grayson and Shiloh/Paradise intersections.
For more details contact Raquel at Raquel@tuolumne.org
Volunteers must complete a liability release form. If under 18 and not accompanied by an adult please request the form in advance and bring it completed to the event.
The event will be canceled in the chance of rain.