Frozen Lake Tour

Starting with a bird filled pond just off the Orting-Kapowsin Highway on 252nd Street to Lake Kapowsin, Ohop Lake and Clear Lake, there’s still a lot of ice out there. That ice is now starting to melt and we decided to share before it does. Clear Lake was the hold out. Apparently, it has a considerable flow of fresh…

75 feet from shoreline – what do you have?

SPANAWAY, WA — Thursday Jan. 9, two meetings were held at the Spanaway Round Table Pizza. These meeting were to raise awareness among people living near Pierce County bodies of water that their shoreline are about to have 75 foot buffers created. What do you have in Pierce County within 75 feet of a creek, river,…

Toxic algae bloom in Silver Lake

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants you to know that there is a toxic algae bloom in Silver Lake, and this makes the lake unsafe for people and pets. Keep children and pets away from areas with algae Do not swim, wade, water ski, or fish in with algae You can easily identify a toxic algae…

Help remove invasive plants in the Ohop Valley, July 15-16

Join the Nisqually Land Trust for a two-day volunteer event as we take on invasive plants in the Ohop valley! Monday & Tuesday, July 15th & 16th 10 am – 2 pm We’ll be using brush cutters, a mower, and hand tools to intensively clear out blackberry, reed canarygrass, and other trouble weeds from NLT-protected land. Clean-up will…