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Meet Willy. Willy is a Pomeranian and half Chihuahua pup. "Really, he thinks he's a Labrador," said Linda Rhoutsong, who owns Willy with her husband Mike. "He loves to swim and will fol- low me across the pool" Linda said Willy is her bab) and goes all over Avalon with her. She says he is popular with everyone he meets, and espe- cially the ladies who all love Willy when they meet him. Do you have a pet you would like featured in the Islander's Pet of the Week feature? Send information and photo by e-rtiail" to editor@thecatali: naislander.com Volunteers provide drinks and snacks at aid stations during Island marathon events. Courtesy photo Conservancy every year to the Catalina Island assist staff with plant propagation, Conservancy. Thanks to theirtransplanting, seed processing and volunteers I-, h~ Heqo hard work, hundreds of pounds general maintenance. restore and protect of debris were removed from the Field opportunities include out- Island's interior last year, and pop- planting, plant protection, water- ulations of invasive plant species ing and monitoring plants at vari- BY AI_EXA JOHNSON were significantly reduced,ous sites across the Island. It's an Their help meant that trails, opportunity to enjoy the peaceful When people ask me how roads and facilities were main- nature of Middle Ranch while they can access the interior of rained and improved while native learning about Catalina's diverse Catalina Island and explore more flora was planted to contribute to ecosystems and the native plant of its spectacular beauty, I encour- habitat restoration. For Island resi- species found here. Transportation age them to consider volunteer dents, one popularvolunteeractiv- is provided. The shuttle leaves opportunities. It's a great way to ity is working in the Ackerman Avalon every Thursday at 7:30 visit remote destinations, observe Native Plant Nursery. Everya.m. and returns to town by noon. Catalina's unique wildlife and Thursday, volunteers perform a Beach cleanups are also a per- give back to the Island We all variety 0fhorticultural tasks'there fectvolunteeropportunityforthose love S dearly. Volunteers donate that are suitable for all ages and seeking to enjoy the great outdoors i more than 25,000 hours of time ability levels. Nursery volunteers while helping to keep Catalina's beaches clean. Volunteers spend the morning strolling up and down one of the Island's stunning windward beaches while combing through the sand for debris. Even the remote beaches of Catalina Island - 26 miles off FoumJed la 1913 by Emest Windle I~bli~lm Vince Bodiford vince@thecatalinaislander.com thnmml Manager .Ion Remy advertJsing@thecatalinaislander.com Hirer Dennis Kaiser editor@thecatalinaislander.com J~l~t=nt Kristy Throndson oflice@thecatalinaislander.com Office .Iaishree Patel accounting@localnewspapers.org (htN~i l~ll~er Christy Smith Mmlti/edl= INH~-teF Franco Te francote@eommunitymediaus.com 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) S:0-0S00 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DE/MDUNrdm Calendar:. Noon Monday ] News: 5 p.m. Monday [ Display Ad~rtisieg: 2 p.m. Tuesday I Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday I Legal/Public Notices: 5 p,m. 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