Puget SoundCorps Helps PT’s Urban Forests

For the second consecutive year, Port Townsend is welcoming a Puget SoundCorps group to work on restoration in two of the city’s urban forests.

Along with city staff and volunteers, the crew is removing invasive species from Bishop Park and Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park throughout February as a part of the Urban Forestry Restoration Project.

The project is managed by the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Urban and Community Forestry Program. Its goal is to enhance the health of urban forests to improve air and water quality while also increasing those forests’ capacity to manage storm water…