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Nature Park Cleanup (New Date)
Sep 25, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE CHANGED. THE CLEANUP WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 9 – noon.
It is the start of a new school and garden year. Looking forward to nurturing the many new plants we added to the park last year and putting in some new ones. And, of course, there are weeds to banish.
Meet at the park to pull, bash, curse, chop and behead weeds, water new plantings, pick up litter, spread mulch, and enjoy the park. Come for the whole time, for an hour, or just stop by to say hello. Maybe we will even see some monarch butterflies at our new monarch waystation.
– wear sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
– bring water
– bring gardening gloves and tools (weeders, trowels, whatever you use in your own garden), there are extra tools and gloves for those who need them.
– wear comfortable work clothes, including work shoes (sneakers or boots) and long pants
– bring binoculars for birdwatching (optional)
Children must be under adult supervision at all times. There is poison oak in the park that we will point out before starting.
The South Pas Nature Park is a four-acre habitat park along the Arroyo Seco. The entrance, marked by a small plaque on an attractive river rock wall, is in the 100 block of Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena, east of the York Street Bridge. There is plenty of on-street parking on Pasadena Avenue.
The park is graced with mature coast live oaks, southern walnuts and western sycamores. Planted with sage, buckwheat and other native coastal sage scrub plants, the park provides an inviting environment for birds, lizards, squirrels and numerous other critters. Locals too enjoy walking, jogging and horseback riding through the park.