Friends receive REI grant

Here is an excerpt from a recent REI Newsletter highlighting the grant made to Friends of Folsom Parkways: Friends of Folsom Parkways will use REI’s grant to support volunteer participation in developing the El Dorado Trail, a new walking and bicycle path connecting the City of Folsom Trail network with other regional trails. When completed, the [...] [...]

Willow Creek Invasive Plant Inventory Day – March 13

WILLOW CREEK INVENTORY OF INVASIVE PLANTS SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011 10:30am to 12noon – Meet at Prewett Park Guest Speakers & Weed Mapping Effort Benefits Willow Creek [...]

Tree Care Day – March 5, 2011

Tree Care Day with Ken Menzer! Saturday March 5, 2011  East Bidwell Drive (Oak Ave. Parkway to Broadstone Parkway)  On Saturday, March 5th…this is a tree care day (NOT tree planting) to stake, tie, add DriWater, mulch, and weed the trees along E. Bidwell. Contact Ken if interested.  Contact: Ken Menzer, Folsom City Arborist – Cell 916-220-3016 or City [...] [...]

Troop 1855 Adopt a Creek & Trail Clean Up February 13, 2011

On Sunday, February 13, 2011, Troop 1855 will be cleaning up the Humbug Creek Trail and the Willow Creek Trail between East Bidwell and Riley Streets. [...]

Folsom Tree Inventory – Help Count Trees!!

Begins February 2011  Background All Folsom non-profits, service clubs, schools, scouts, etc. are invited to volunteer to help collect information on our urban forest. The tree inventory is being partially being funded as a matching grant by the California State Forestry Division all over the state, to protect a HUGE natural resource.  Why Count Trees???? Large areas of our [...] [...]