Photo Database Series Restoration- Maxcys Mill Riparian Planting on West Br.
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Maureen Hoffman, the Executive Director of the Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, lends a hand on a Saturday to plant trees along the West Branch. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
Erskine Academy students working hard along the West Branch. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
This photo shows the need for the buffer planting as the banks are bare of any trees. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
Reb Manthey of the China Lake Regional Conservation Alliance lends a hand supervising where to plant the trees along the West Branch. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
The trees were staged in different locations along the half mile stretch planted. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
The Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association organized a large tree planting along a power line corridor in Windsor in May 2000. The site, known as Maxcys Mills, was planted with 1200 low growing native container shrubs which arrived in a truck. The trees had to be moved up to a half mile down the river using human power alone. Photo by J. McNitt May 2000.
After a hard day of planting trees, volunteers were fed well. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.
Peter Abello, AmeriCorps volunteer, leads a warm up exercise for volunteer planters. Photo by M. Laser May 2000.