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August 17, 2019

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Carkeek S.T.A.R.S. work party

August 17, 9am-12pm @ Carkeek Park

Join other enthusiastic volunteers for a fun morning of forest restoration and trails maintenance. We have a wide variety of tasks you can help with. Follow the STARS signs to our meeting place. We are here the third Saturday of every month. Welcome! Teenagers are welcome. If you are bringing a group of 5 or more please contact Dale Johnson at 206-362-2980 to coordinate logistics. more

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EarthCorps at Leschi Park

August 17, 10am-2pm @ Leschi Park

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East Duwamish Work Party

August 17, 9am-12pm @ East Duwamish GS: S Chicago St

Help take care of the forest along this neighborhood trail! Depending on the time of the year, we'll be pulling ivy, grubbing blackberry roots, planting new native plants, or mulching; but always having a good time! Work party regulars include naturalists who are happy to answer your questions about the birds, beasts, shrubs, and trees that live in the East Duwamish. You can check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eastduwamish more

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Golden Gardens Park work parties

August 17, 9am-12pm @ Golden Gardens Park

Do you want to restore the forest at Golden Gardens Park? Come out and help us the second Saturday of every month. We remove invasive weeds and plant native species that return the forest to a more natural ecosystem. We provide tools and training so we only need your enthusiasm to help restore this beautiful park. more

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Jackson Park Trail Restoration – monthly work party!

August 17, 10am-2pm @ Jackson Park Golf Course

Say hello to the earth, meet new people, and contribute to the restoration of this great patch of natural ground. The 2.2-mile Jackson Park Trail in North Seattle encircles the Jackson Park Golf Course, passing through pockets of forest, crossing Thornton Creek, and offering views of the golf course/green space. We’re continuing to transform the natural areas by removing ivy, blackberry and other invasive plants and putting native plant species in their place. It’s hard! It’s fun! You’ll love it! more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

August 17, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Midsummer Restoration Event at Seward Park Part 2

August 17, 8:30am-10:30am @ Seward Park

We will be whacking any and all weedy invasives that are are trying to come up through our newly mulched restoration area. Any areas near the restoration area that are also showing stress from invasives will be dealt with! more

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Restore Deadhorse Canyon

August 17, 9am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

Come to the best kept secret natural area in Seattle, Deadhorse Canyon, to help us in our continuing battle for truth, justice, and ecosystem services. We always declare victory at 1 PM. We will be doing one or more of the following: - Plant native trees and shrubs - Remove invasive vegetation (e.g. ivy, blackberry) - Maintain the trail - Remove trash (this is the most glamorous job we have!) more

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FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) Forest Restoration Event

August 18, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

We’re not afraid of blackberries! Are you? Join FliP (Friends of Lincoln Park) as we work restore the beautiful mature forests of our park. Once you visit this park, on the shores of Puget Sound, you won’t want to leave. Lincoln Park includes 80 acres of forest, with a tremendous diversity of Puget Lowland native plants. Sadly, our forest is threatened by nonnative, invasive plants (blackberry, english ivy, holly…). This is where YOU come in… We promise you a good workout and a sense of satisfaction. Good for the environment and good for your health! more

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If you love Discovery Park, week 3

August 18, 10am-1pm @ Discovery Park

If you love Discovery Park, please come help us make it even better. In preparation for planting 400 native plants in the Fall we are removing a variety of invasive weeds, including Ivy, Stinky Bob, and Blackberry (You can eat the berries and then remove the plant!) Next to the site is an area with 40 native species, where you can identify them with help from Volunteer Naturalists. more

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Magnuson Reforestation

August 18, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help create and improve thriving forest habitat on what was once a denuded and sterile navy airfield. This event will maintain past plantings and prepare for future planting. It will create healthy forest habitat and increase beneficial ecosystem services including provision of human enjoyment and health. It is also an opportunity to enjoy nature and learn a bit about native plants while doing satisfying work. Advance approval of leader is required for youth groups or children below high school age more

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Camp Long Restoration Event

August 20, 10am-2pm @ Camp Long

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EarthCorps at Magnuson Park

August 23, 9am-12pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

August 23, 1:30pm-3:30pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks

Join the volunteers that are bringing a healthy natural forest back to life at Me-kwa-mooks, where a diversity of birds, butterflies, bees, rabbits, coyotes and other creatures live, feed, and shelter. We remove invasive species such as ivy and blackberry that crowd out natives to leave space for native Pacific Northwest plants to thrive and be planted. All comers are welcome, greatly appreciated and a vital part of the effort to transform this West Seattle green belt. more

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Wetlands Restoration and Community Lunch

August 23, 10am-1pm @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

Help create a wetland wonderland at Seattle's largest urban farm! Join Tilth Alliance staff, neighbors and a longtime community crew of East African seniors. Volunteers are welcome to stay for lunch at noon. The meal is made possible through a partnership with the East African Senior Meal Program and Sound Generations. All are welcome! Please consider a $6 donation for the meal or help to clean-up. Children, youth and families welcome! more

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West Duwamish GS: Riverview

August 24, 10am-2pm @ West Duwamish GS: Riverview

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If you love Discovery Park, week 4

August 25, 10am-1pm @ Discovery Park

If you love Discovery Park, please come help us make it even better. In preparation for planting 400 native plants in the Fall we are removing a variety of invasive weeds,including Ivy, Stinky Bob, and Blackberry (You can eat the berries then remove the plant!). Next to the site is an area with 40 native species, where you can identify them with help from Volunteer Naturalists! more

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Brandon Street NA Restoration Event

August 27, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Brandon Street

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EarthCorps at Kubota Gardens Natural Area

August 29, 10am-2pm @ Kubota Gardens Natural Area

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

August 30, 1:30pm-3:30pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks

Join the volunteers that are bringing a healthy natural forest back to life at Me-kwa-mooks, where a diversity of birds, butterflies, bees, rabbits, coyotes and other creatures live, feed, and shelter. We remove invasive species such as ivy and blackberry that crowd out natives to leave space for native Pacific Northwest plants to thrive and be planted. All comers are welcome, greatly appreciated and a vital part of the effort to transform this West Seattle green belt. more

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Wetlands Restoration and Community Lunch

August 30, 10am-12pm @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

Help create a wetland wonderland at Seattle's largest urban farm! Join Tilth Alliance staff, neighbors and a longtime community crew of East African seniors. We'll enjoy a healthy and delicious community lunch at noon, so please bring a small donation or a dish to share. Children, youth and families welcome! more

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