AmeriCorps Week Volunteer Service Project – St. George, Utah

Written By ACE'r

On March 8, 2017
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In honor of AmeriCorps Week ACE Utah partnered with the St. George BLM for a Volunteer Service Project at the Red Cliffs Recreation Area.

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The ACE corps members worked with the St George Field Office wildlife biologist to remove invasive Russian thistle plants and did a little spring cleaning around a historic cabin located in the Red Cliffs Recreation Area.

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This recreation area is part of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, a special cooperatively managed area north of St. George, UT that was set aside to preserve and protect habitat for the endangered Desert Tortoise.

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The crew also worked to rehabilitate disturbance along the entrance road from a recent pipeline installation.  The crew worked to naturalize the disturbed area to improve the aesthetic appearance along the entrance road as well as allow a more suitable site for native vegetation to re-establish.
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