Warren G. Magnuson Park - Earth Day Magnuson Reforestation04/21/2018


Help improve habitat and create replacement forest on a formerly denuded navy air base. The work will include loading wheelbarrows with wood chips and moving them to thickly mulch a newly planted site. t is also an opportunity to enjoy nature and learn a bit about native plants while doing satisfying work. Participants need to be of at least high school age to be physically capable of the work.

All ages OK

28 out of 20 participants registered.

What to Bring

Dress for the day's weather and wear long pants, long sleeved shirt, and closed toe shoes you don't mind getting dirty. Wear layers if it is chilly and if it is rainy bring rain gear. Bring a full water bottle and snack. Hat and sunblock are recommended for sun protection. Rubber faced cotton work glove are provided,

Where to Meet

Meet along the north cross park trail just west of the crest of Kite Hill. A wood chip pile at the meeting place is a few feet east of several chained together wheelbarrows.

To reach the meeting area from the swim beach area parking lot E4 head northwest and uphill over the mowed grass area to reach the north cross park trail. Total distance from the swim beach lot to the meeting area is about a quarter mile.

If approaching from the west side of the park head for the sports meadow (fields 1-4), follow the road around its perimeter and head up hill on the north cross park trail from the east side of the grass sports field area.

A Magnuson Park map is available on-line at: click here

Where to Park

Park in or near the Warren G. Magnuson Park swim beach parking lot (Lot E4). Or if parking is not available there use other lots in the western or southern sides of the park.

To reach the swim beach parking lot enter the park eastbound on NE 65th St. from the Sandpoint Way NE/NE 65th St intersection. From there proceed straight eastward into the park for about a half mile to a stop sign then bear left (North) about 3/8 mile to reach the swim beach parking lot. Directional signage along the route shows the way to the swim beach.

Date & Time

April 21, 2018 12:30pm - 3:30pm


Tom Kelly


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