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Maple Wood Playfield - MLK Day of Service ...01/13/2018
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, we will be continuing our forest restoration efforts at Maple Wood Playfield. The Student Conservation Association and the community have put in a massive amount of work here over the last three years, including the installation of over 1,500 native plants. The only way that these young plants can reach maturity and transform the site into a healthy urban forest is through continued maintenance through their first few vulnerable years. Come out and help the SCA maintain all of this hard work by weeding out regrowth of invasive plants and mulching around our precious young native trees and shrubs. Help create another future healthy forest for the good of our environment and community!
Open to the public
All ages OK
20 out of 60 volunteers registered.
What to Bring
Come dressed for the weather (rain or shine) in clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes (rubber boots, hiking/work boots, tennis shoes), long sleeves, long pants, warm layers and rain jacket. We'll have tools and gloves for you to use, as well as coffee, water, and a mid-morning snack. Help reduce waste by bringing your own refillable coffee mug/water bottle if you have one.
Where to Meet
Meet at Maple Wood Playfield, 4801 Corson Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 . You will see registration and hospitality tables near the parking lot.
Where to Park
The parking lot at Maple Wood Playfield should accommodate all volunteers. In the event that the parking lot fills up, there is street parking on Corson, right outside of the park.