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Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd - Martin Luther King Day ...01/20/2020
All WWU Huxley School of the Environment alumni, their families and other interested individuals are invited to participate in this Martin Luther King National Day of Service forest restoration work party. The work party is also a celebration of the 50th year of WWU’s Huxley School of the Environment. The volunteers will focus on maintenance work such as removing leaves and wood chips from around each plant and removing the blackberry vines and other invasive plants that are coming up in the previously planted areas. We may also clear new parts of the site. Every volunteer will be making an important contribution to making this land a beautiful forest once again.Come join the fun!
Open to the public
All ages OK
37 out of 45 volunteers registered.
What to Bring
Wear clothes and close toed boots/shoes that will keep you warm, dry and that you don't mind getting dirty. Bring rain gear (if there is a possibility of rain) and a water bottle. Gloves and tools will be provided.
Where to Meet
The entrance to the site is from the Hanford Stairs which are east of the intersection of 25th Avenue S and S Hanford ((98144 -Beacon Hill) From there walk halfway down the stairs; there will be signs that will direct you to the work area. (You can use 3212 25th Ave S on your GPS. The stairs are at the north end of that block)
You can also reach this site by light rail. (Get off of the Mt. Baker station. The road to the south of the station is Winthrop although there isn't a sign that says that. Turn right when you get to the road. The road will curve and become Cheasty Blvd. Keep walking as the road will go past the Hanford Stairs. There will be an event sign showing you where to turn to go up the stairs.) Give yourself extra time to get here if you come by light rail.
Where to Park
We have arranged for work party participants to park at Blaine Methodist Church. (3001 24th Avenue S). When you walk out of the church parking lot, turn left on S. Hanford. The Hanford Stairs begin at the end of that block.
Date & Time
January 20, 2020 10am - 1pm
There will be a bin where you can store belongings but it is best for you to leave valuables at home or work. Do not leave valuables in your car.
Please come 10 minutes early to sign in (if at all possible).
If you need to reach me use the email address above or call 206-234-4088.