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Willow Creek Bosque -- Phase III
This is approximately 80 acres located near the parking lot off Willow Creek

On Dec. 8, Restoration Solutions started clearing invasive species from approximately 40 acres of the Willow Creek Bosque.
Salt cedar and Russian olive will be extracted from the ground. They will then be chipped and spread on the ground.
Click here or to see the machinery in action. For another view, click here.

Above: A Siberian elm is extracted along the edge of the bank in the south end of the Willow Creek Bosque.
Right: The root system is exposed. When it was extracted water ran out of the roots.

Brent Racher of Restoration Solutions LLC tears a salt cedar from the ground to be chipped later.


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Updated July 18, 2012