Susan Mason, Friends of Bidwell Park co-founder and current Invasive-Plant Chair person for FOBP and Mt. Lassen Chapter of California Native Plant Society (CNPS), has received the City of Chico Park Division’s 2013 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award!
This prestigious award was given in recognition of, and appreciation for Susan’s outstanding volunteer services and countless hours generously donated to the community in Chico’s Bidwell Park and Greenways. Thanks to Susan, several highly-invasive species, including Bladder Senna, Tree-of- heaven, Privet and European Olive have lost their foothold in significant portions of Chico’s public landscapes.
On behalf of Friends of Bidwell Park, THANK YOU Susan for your leadership, all of your energy and your many thousands of hours of important work in Bidwell Park and Chico’s Greenways! Susan’s 10 years of contributions to our community are exemplary and inspirational.