Be a Steward to Santiago Creek!

Stewardship

Join Irvine Ranch Conservancy Land Stewards in hunting down and removing invasive woody plants like castor bean, tree tobacco and tamarisk from Santiago Creek. These plants invade stream beds and take water and space from native plants and wildlife. Volunteers have helped to restore Santiago Creek by removing most of these weeds over the last years. But we need to return every year to make sure that they don’t come back! We will be working in rocky stream beds and on uneven terrain and will use various tools to extract and treat plants. Wear sturdy shoes, sun protection and be ready for some serious searching and vigorous work, depending on how many weeds we find. Training, tools, gloves, and chaps will be provided. Activity will involve bending, stooping, kneeling, and pulling.

Activity Details Led by IRC

Date:
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Duration (hours:minutes):
3:30
Type:
Stewardship
Organization:
OC Parks
Area:
Fremont Canyon Nature Preserve
Staging Area:
Lot P - Irvine Regional Park
Difficulty:
4
Distance:
0 miles
Elevation Change:
0 feet
Minimum Age:
16
Spaces Left:
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