Scouts are volunteering their time to improve First Hill Park. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation

Scouts are volunteering their time to improve First Hill Park. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation

Mercer Island scouts transform park

Community replaces ivy and invasive trees with diverse native plants.

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 2:15pm
  • News

Mercer Island Cub Scout Pack 624, Boy Scout Troop 624 and the city’s Parks and Recreation team are transforming First Hill Park.

What used to be an understory filled with ivy, blackberry and invasive trees is now filled with diverse native plants. The scouts and their parents installed, mulched and watered 70 plants.

See the Parks and Rec Facebook page for more.

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