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Volunteer Day at the Glacial Heritage Preserve

by Zachary Stewart-Glazer on July 11th, 2018

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Base Unit members will spend the morning removing invasive plant species. Afterwards there will be a guided tour of the preserve! If you have questions please email Cody:


Sunday July 29, 2018
9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Black River – Mima Prairie Glacial Heritage Preserve
15018 Mima Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512 [ map ]

The Glacial Heritage Preserve is normally closed to the public. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see an excellent example of the Puget Prairie ecosystem. Only 2.6% of this type of ecosystem still exists today!


Directions to the Glacial Heritage Preserve

From I-5 South:

  • Take exit 95 and continue straight (West) on Maytown Rd toward the town of Little Rock.
  • Follow Maytown Rd until you reach the stop sign in Little Rock; continue straight through the town onto 128th street.
  • At ‘T’ (end of 128th) take a left and follow Mima Creek Rd for 2.7 miles.
  • After passing the Mima nursery, you will see small tractor sign followed shortly by a gravel road and brown sign marking Glacial Heritage preserve.
  • Take a left onto the gravel road.
  • Follow road around corners and through white gate (wait at gate if not open). At 4-way gravel intersection take a right and follow road up the little hill, then stay left and follow road to volunteer house and parking lot.

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