Mt. Tam

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9 am-Noon: Mt. Tam Habitat Restoration at Phoenix Lake - Hosted by MMWD

Mt. Tam Habitat Restoration at Phoenix Lake - Hosted by MMWD

Host: Marin Municipal Water District 

Down with bullies! French broom is an aggressive weed taking space, sunlight and water from a rich array of native species. Broom is a fire hazard and also alters the soil chemistry. Join us for an invigoration Saturday morning removing this invasive plant. Volunteers ages 8 and up are welcome. Participants under age 16 will need a parent or guardian present.

Meet on Phoenix Lake Dam. The gate at Natalie Coffin Greene Park in Ross will be open until 9am to allow cars to drive up and park next to the dam.

Events are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions and fire warnings. Please call 415-945-1128 the morning of the event (after 7:30am) for cancellation information. Please wear close-toed shoes and long pants, dress for variable weather and bring a reusable water bottle. We will provide snacks, water, tools, parking passes, and inspiration!

Families are welcome! Children ages 8 to 16 are welcome if with an adult. All volunteers under 18 must have a permission porm signed by a parent or guadian. Please contact MMWD for a copy of the form. 

About the MMWD Habitat Restoration Program

Throughout the year, the MMWD has opportunities to learn about Mt. Tam’s unique plant and animal life while contributing to their continued survival. Events generally take place on the third Saturday of each month. Individuals, groups, non-profit organizations, and families are all invited and encouraged to attend. This program focuses on invasive species control with a special emphasis on French broom and Douglas fir. Sites are chosen to be scenic and accessible. Meeting locations vary; please visit the MMWD website for up-to-date information and see the online map for all restoration event locations.

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Event Type: Educational and Interpretive