Volunteers team to clean Sweetwater Creek park
September 1, 2022
Members of the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group and TrashMash! Litter Posse on Aug. 25 hauled away debris and invasive plants from the future site of Sweetwater Creek Waterwheel Park, in the woods next to Belfair Elementary School.
The park, across state Route 3 from the Mary E. Theler Wetlands Nature Preserve Center, is designed to be sustainable, accessible and enhance public spaces and the ecosystem.
The work on the project includes removing trash and invasive species, restoring the waterwheel, building an Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible fishing dock, removing a fish barrie...