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Marcia Hale Educates Homeowners on Backyard Habitats

Marcia Hale '89 has been named site technician for Friends of Tryon Creek State Park Backyard Habitat Certification Program.

In this role, Marcia will increase awareness among Lake Oswego residents about backyard habitats. Her primary function is to meet with homeowners who would like to add more native plants to their yard and remove invasive species. She provides a comprehensive site visit and detailed report outlining invasive plant removal tactics, wildlife habitat suggestions and recommendations on the types of native plants that will thrive in the homeowner's particular landscape.

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program is a partnership with Audubon of Portland, Columbia Land Trust, and Friends of Tryon Creek State Park.

Marcia Hale earned a BA in Communication from Marylhurst University.

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