THMS Watershed Project, Spring 2007

Belfast, Maine

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Tending the Butterfly Garden
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Planting rows parallel to watershed
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American Chestnut at water's edge
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Insect friendly garden also controls erosion
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Curving paths to the watershed
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Preparing the seedlings for buffer planting
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Labeling seedlings
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More seedlings
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Working the soil to make it bio-dynamic
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Preparing for cover crop
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Re-working rows to prevent run-off
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Managing our food waste away from shore
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Building garden borders
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Trimming for the watershed trail
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More wood chips ?
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Planting spruce along the river
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300 spruce and couting
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Digging the holes
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Watering a white pine
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Blueberry bushes by the pond
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Digging holes for berry bushes and
apple trees

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120 student volunteers keep the trees coming
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Water, water, water
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500 treees planted
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Planting the day we turn our soil controls run-off problems
summer
Great soil won't disturb the watershed
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Presenting the Buffer Zone Project at the
Educational Fair