Volunteers can help:
-Prevent local extirpation (removal) of historic population of uncommon orchids (Orchidacea Spiranthes).
-Research best restoration treatments for Spiranthes in Tualatin Mountains and create management protocol for the Hoyt Arboretum.
-Improve natural habitat for Spiranthes in Hoyt Arboretum population and increase population count of Spiranthes (total number of plants).
-Increase native prairie species and specific Spiranthes cohorts for ecosystem health.
-Decrease invasive species.