Starting in late March eight CCNB corpsmembers worked in partnership with the City of Santa Rosa to complete a variety of projects on the Santa Rosa Creek. Restoring the native creek habitat is central to our work in Santa Rosa, and over the course of two intense weeks, our crews were tasked with invasive species control of English ivy, privet trees, and Himalayan blackberry, removing litter from waterways, and dispersing native seeds to restore the creek-bank vegetation types.
Our crews look forward to this project each year, as Santa Rosa staff are enthusiastic supporters of CCNB’s mission and set our teams up with fun, meaningful projects that provide ample learning opportunities. This year staff from the City of Santa Rosa were on hand providing educational presentations covering plant and tree identification, restoration techniques, and the history of Santa Rosa Creek.