Joel Janssen, the Park Interpreter at Lake Livingston State Park, joined our July meeting to discuss plans and needs at the park. He asked for volunteers to replant some trees, and to water recently planted or yet to be planted trees if the weather gets hot and dry. He would like continuing help in removing invasive species from the park. He mentioned tallow trees, privet, Japanese climbing vine, and Japaneses Honeysuckle. He wants to improve the pollinator garden and identify and enhance native milkweed populations in the park.
He described some major improvement plans to the park upcoming this year including modifying several of the campground loops to make them better accessible to RVs.
His fun project is the new nature center expected to open early next year in the building that also houses the park store. He showed us some plans, and the learning point goals as they now stand.