Shollenberger Cleanup

Shollenberger Cleanup

We have been working on cleaning up the plastic, rubber, and synthetic materials deposited from the dredging process.  We are on Day 8 with over 100 volunteer hours from many people in our community and have removed 5 pickup truck loads of garbage from the...
American Bittern Seen & Heard at Shollenberger

American Bittern Seen & Heard at Shollenberger

From Roger Elliott, 5-2020 Living just a few blocks from Shollenberger Park in Petaluma for 15 years I’ve become quite familiar with its 2-mile loop starting from the parking lot off S. McDowell Blvd. It has become my “quiet place” to reflect, create imagery and meet...
Eagle Scout completes project at Shollenberger

Eagle Scout completes project at Shollenberger

Aiden Gilmore finished his Eagle Scount project today at Shollenberger Park by leding Troop74 in refurbishing 5 benches and 1 kiosk. The benches got bolts tightened, surfaces brushed and sanded and then brushed with Arborcoat. Parents worked on the kiosk removing...
Kiosk cleaned and painted.

Kiosk cleaned and painted.

With the help of Earl Herr, John Shribbs cleaned and painted the large entrance kiosk at Shollenberger Park. We brushed off the cobwebs and remnants of swallow mud nest, wire brushed all wood surfaces, sanded off marks, then sealed all the wood surfaces with a UV...
New Bench Project Started

New Bench Project Started

John Shribbs and Earl Herr have started a new bench project at Shollenberger Park with 3 benches completed last week. Restoring includes wire brushing, sanding, tightening bolts, and sealing with UV protectant. We will also work on the kiosks as we move by them. If...
Green Heron Chicks

Green Heron Chicks

From Len Nelson: On the bird survey of Shollenberger of June 25th, a Green Heron nest was sited. Deb Sheppard got an image of 3 chicks in the nest and a hint of a 4th. I went back a few times to where she said it was located but failed to find it until yesterday, 7/2....

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