Pioneer Drive Iris re-planting Sunday, September 21

Pioneer Drive Iris planting 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 21, at entrance to Chugach Foothills Park. We are looking for a few volunteers to plant irises rescued prior to the Pioneer Drive upgrade last May. The new beds at the edge of the park got topsoil on Friday; now the irises depend on us to get their roots into dirt before freeze-up. If you can help, just show up. Bring gloves. We’ll have hand tools or bring your own. –Michele Pamer and Jerrianne Lowther, volunteer coordinators.

Trevor Cole, Lucamaria Casagrande, Gwen Crawford; in back, Michele Pamer, Brian, Jim & Ruth Durr rescuing irises, Pioneer Drive.

Trevor Cole, Lucamaria Casagrande, Gwen Crawford; in back, Michele Pamer, Brian, Jim & Ruth Durr rescuing irises, Pioneer Drive in May.