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Kiwanis Memorial Preserve Park - MLK Day 2020 with ...01/20/2020
"Please join us in a habitat restoration project we believe helps to fulfill Martin Luther King's belief in service.
The forest in Kiwanis Ravine is maturing slowly, and older alders and maples die of old age while young conifers grow in their place. This is forest succession, an ecological process. Non-native plant species take advantage of gaps to invade, degrading the area's habitat value for the mammals, amphibians, and numerous species of birds which live there. We seek volunteers to help clear away weeds and spread new mulch, allowing native shrubs and trees to grow. No experience necessary-restore your own connection to nature! Office, school, and community organizations welcome, and individuals and families.
Through habitat restoration, community outreach, public education and ongoing advocacy, HHH works to ensure the great blue heron continues to thrive throughout the Puget Sound region. We do this because we believe the great blue heron - and other wildlife native to this area - contributes immeasurably to the unique quality of life we enjoy here in the Pacific Northwest."
All ages OK
28 out of 25 volunteers registered.
What to Bring
Wear clothes and shoes you can get muddy and snagged, layers and raincoat and boots depending on the weather--we work rain or shine. Tools and adult-sized gardening gloves will be provided.
Where to Meet
Please note we have changed the meeting spot to the Kiwanis Ravine Overlook which is at:
Junction of 36th Ave W. and Ohman Place, Seattle 98199.
Where to Park
Junction of 36th Ave W. and Ohman Place, Seattle 98199. Free street parking.