Friends of Peregrine Parks Group
While the snow may still be on the ground, spring and summer are just around the corner. If you are looking for a great way to connect with neighbors and work on community projects, consider joining the Friends of Peregrine Parks. As a City-recognized organization, the Friends group works diligently to coordinate park improvement projects in all three city parks within Peregrine (Blodgett, Woodmen Valley, and Sprague). If your teenager needs community service hours, or you just want to make new friends who love the outdoors, this group is for you! Sign up by contacting Gary Moring, the Friend’s Group president, at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the mailing list. See you at the park!
Also, the Friends of Peregrine Parks Group has again been invited to participate in a three-day work project with two other Friends groups on the weekend of Earth Day, April 21 to 23. Blodgett Peak will be one of those days. Here are the details from Friends of Peregrine Parks:
3 Parks in 3 Days Event
To all of the Friends of Peregrine Parks and Open Spaces — The 3 Parks in 3 Days event is a multi-day, multi-park collaboration between the FoPP/OS, the Guardians of Palmer Park, and the Friends of Ute Valley. The idea is to help create a community between the groups and get some awesome work accomplished at Blodgett Open Space, Palmer Park, and Ute Valley Park! Same as last year, it will be held on International Earth Day weekend, Friday, April 21st, to Sunday, April 23rd.
Friday, April 21st, is the Blodgett Open Space volunteer day, in which we will be working to restore the conditions of Red Squirrel Trail by reestablishing the bench, tread, and critical edges. This area has been in dire need of work for several years due to both its usage and popularity and the ruggedness of the slopes around it. Similar to last year, we are encouraging you to sign up for this and any other of the activities of that weekend that you can support. The time is 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM; meet at the Blodgett OS North parking lot.
You may recall that last year on Friday, we had a very successful trail-building and maintenance activity in the south areas of Blodgett, with over 40 people from across the community participating.
After the work day, the Guardians and Friends have set up a social event at Goat Patch Brewing off of Cascade for all to join!
You will need to sign up for these events using the Cervis website that we have used in the past. The Cervis link for the Blodgett Open Space event on Friday the 21st is
The Cervis link for the Ute Valley OS event on Sunday, the 23rd, is
(Sorry, I don’t yet have the Cervis link for the Palmer Park event on Saturday — will send it out to all as soon as I have it.)
Please send me an e-mail or give me a call if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you all there.!!
President, Friends of Peregrine Parks/Open Spaces