New native plantings complete tail race restoration

We have completed work on the tail race at the Mill, the project financed by a grant from the Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic organization. The tail race was regraded and cleaned of all debris and volunteers this week planted nearly 100 shrubs and trees to stabilize the banks of the race. All these were native plants chosen, we hope, to choke out invasive plants in the future. We will keep an eye out for any incursions of invasives and will be prepared to take prompt action. About 90% of the labor was provided by volunteers and this of course speaks well of the community.

Volunteers plan tail race plantings.

Newly planted elderberry

Newly planted red twig dogwood