We are excited to re-start volunteer events. We will begin hosting volunteer events slowly, so we can ensure all COVID-19 Safety Protocols are followed. You can find the complete COVID-19 safety protocols at greenseattle.org/volunteer
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March 04, 2021

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Native Plant Hedgerow Blackberry Hunt and Maintenance

March 04, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Maintain the Native Plant Border, the hedgerow around the Magnuson Community Garden and learn about native plants while working. High priority work for the intrepid includes plunging into shrub thickets to find and remove sparse blackberry roots and canes. There may also be some trimming of shrubs along path edges and work moving and spreading wood chip mulch. Depending on availability there may also be planting. more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

March 04, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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Camp Long Restoration Event

March 06, 10am-12:30pm @ Camp Long

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FliP Urban Forest Restoration Event

March 06, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

Ivy, blackberry and holly, oh my! Join FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) as we work to restore our beautiful natural spaces. The Park includes 80 acres of forested areas, with a huge diversity of native trees and plants. But our urban forests are threatened by nonnative, invasive plant species and need our help to thrive and remain healthy. This is where YOU come in! We promise you a good workout and lots of eco-karma. Good for the environment and good for your health! more

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Habitat restoration on Queen Anne

March 06, 2pm-5:30pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be planting bare root and other plants from the KCD sale. more

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Searching for Clematis

March 06, 11am-3pm @ Kingfisher Natural Area on TC

Join King Fisher Stewards to appreciate the recent plantings of neighbors and EarthCorps near 15th Avenue and to search out and remove clematis vine that are impacting our park trees to the East of that restoration zone along the creek. more

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Cheasty Forest at Hanford steps

March 07, 1pm-3pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

You will be working to restore this site to the beautiful forest it once was. You will have the opportunity to learn about and practice many forest restoration processes. COVID Guidelines Before attending this event, please watch our COVID-19 Volunteer Event Safety Video - GreenSeattle.org/COVIDvideo Arrive wearing your cloth face covering. You will be expected to keep it on through the entire event. If you forget a mask, extras will be available. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide water and snacks during our events. Please come prepared with your own water bottle and food. You are welcome to bring your own hand sanitizer, work gloves, and specific tools applicable to the tasks outlined in the work plan below (please no power equipment). We will also supply gloves, tools, hand sanitizer, well as sanitation spray for tools. Open to the public more

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Interlaken and 26th Micro-Forest Planting work

March 07, 1pm-3pm @ Interlaken Park

Work party to get our park closer to natural northwest habitat. Whether you are interested in doing an ivy pull, fighting and being victorious over blackberries, we have what you need. We also will have some native plants to get into the ground and mulching to do. more

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Magnuson Reforestation

March 07, 1pm-4pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help improve habitat and create replacement forest on a formerly denuded navy airfield. The aim is to 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. Work is most likely to include removing invasive plants like blackberry but may also include other tasks such as installing plants and distributing wood chip mulch. more

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Plant native plants!

March 07, 10am-2pm @ Jackson Park Golf Course

We've got bareroot plants coming Friday - and we want to get them planted RIGHT AWAY! Come help plant Oregon grape, osoberry, serviceberry and thimbleberrry. Birds love 'em! more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

March 09, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

March 11, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Every 2nd Saturday

March 13, 10am-1pm @ Orchard Street Ravine

Join other enthusiastic volunteers for a fun morning restoring and preserving our native forest. more

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Golden Gardens Park Work Party

March 13, 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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Green Lake Planting Party

March 13, 9am-11am @ Green Lake Park

This month we need to plant 70 bare root plants in a previously cleared area. There will also be opportunities to place mulch or pull English ivy. more

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Green Lake Planting Party

March 13, 9:15am-11:15am @ Green Lake Park

This month we need to plant 70 bare root plants in a previously cleared area. There will also be opportunities to place mulch or pull English ivy. more

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Regualr 2nd Saturday

March 13, 10am-1pm @ Licton Springs Park

Have Fun, Get Fit more

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Work Party

March 13, 10:15am-1pm @ Orchard Street Ravine

Join other enthusiastic volunteers for a fun morning restoring and preserving our native forest. more

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39th Ave Mulch and Weeding

March 14, 1pm-4pm @ Madrona Park

We will be weeding mulching and planting to make the 39th ave entrance a beautiful entry into the woods. more

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Friends of the Burke-Gilman Trail's monthly bird walk on the Trail

March 14, 8am-10:30am @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Please join us for our monthly citizen science bird walk on the Burke-Gilman Trail led by Woody Wheeler, Master Birder & Author All experience levels OK more

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March madness weeding

March 14, 10am-1pm @ Martha Washington Park

We'll be removing blackberries and admiring some wildflowers. more

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Martha Washington Park Restoration

March 14, 10am-2pm @ Martha Washington Park

Join us as we work to restore this Native American site and its historic White Oaks. We will be removing invasive plants, tending new plantings, watering and/or doing whatever is needed. more

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Roxhill Park Volunteer Event

March 16, 10am-12:30pm @ Roxhill Park

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

March 20, 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, which will be the parking lot at the Environmental Learning Center. Welcome! more

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East Duwamish Work Party

March 20, 9:30am-11:30am @ East Duwamish GS: S Chicago St

Help take care of the forest along this neighborhood trail! This is one of two physically-distanced work parties this morning. 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! You can check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eastduwamish more

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East Duwamish Work Party

March 20, 10am-12pm @ East Duwamish GS: S Chicago St

Help take care of the forest along this neighborhood trail! This is one of two physically-distanced work parties this morning. 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! You can check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eastduwamish more

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Searching for Clematis

March 20, 11am-3pm @ Kingfisher Natural Area on TC

Join King Fisher Stewards to appreciate the recent plantings of neighbors and EarthCorps near 15th Avenue and to search out and remove clematis vine that are impacting our park trees to the East of that restoration zone along the creek. more

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Third Saturday Restoration at Jackson Park Trail

March 20, 10am-2pm @ Jackson Park Golf Course

Join us to restore natural areas along the trail next to Jackson Park Golf Course. You'll discover sweet patches of forest and hear birdsong while you work! more

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Weeding in Deadhorse Canyon

March 20, 9am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

We'll be weeding Deadhorse Canyon. The trillium should be blooming. more

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FliP Urban Forest Restoration Event

March 21, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

Ivy, blackberry and holly, oh my! Join FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) as we work to restore our beautiful natural spaces. The Park includes 80 acres of forested areas, with a huge diversity of native trees and plants. But our urban forests are threatened by nonnative, invasive plant species and need our help to thrive and remain healthy. This is where YOU come in! We promise you a good workout and lots of eco-karma. Good for the environment and good for your health! more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

March 23, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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Delridge and Myrtle Restoration Event

March 25, 10am-12:30pm @ Delridge and Myrtle

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Forest Restoration Work Party!

March 27, 10am-12pm @ Westcrest Park

Calling all eco-volunteers of the greater Seattle area! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park into an even greater public space for everyone to enjoy. Dirt Corps leads volunteer parties at Westcrest every month. Get outside and learn about restoration methods while improving the health of a forested neighborhood park. -We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to bring it under control! -The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID. Combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! -Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there! -Acompaña a DIRT Corps a revitalizar el Parque Westcrest. Estamos trabajando en la tierra de la parcela de la 8a avenida del Parque Westcrest en donde la zarzamora está demasiado crecida! Está en nuestras manos como DIRT Corps y en la de los voluntarios el mantener el control del crecimiento de la zarzamora en este espacio! -El inicio de este evento voluntario incluirá una breve introducción de plantas invasoras. Combina el conocimiento con la acción mientras trabajamos para limpiar este hermoso espacio de las plantas invasoras que lo dañan y lo van desplazando de él. Muchos de ustedes han experimentado esto en sus patios traseros en casa! -Trabajemos juntos para transformar y mantener gradualmente el Parque Westcrest y hacer de él un espacio agradable al público para que todos puedan disfrutarlo. Déjanos saber si tienes alguna pregunta, esperamos verte ahí! more

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Forest Restoration Work Party!

March 27, 1pm-3pm @ Westcrest Park

Calling all eco-volunteers of the greater Seattle area! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park into an even greater public space for everyone to enjoy. Dirt Corps leads volunteer parties at Westcrest every month. Get outside and learn about restoration methods while improving the health of a forested neighborhood park. -We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to bring it under control! -The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID. Combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! -Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there! -Acompaña a DIRT Corps a revitalizar el Parque Westcrest. Estamos trabajando en la tierra de la parcela de la 8a avenida del Parque Westcrest en donde la zarzamora está demasiado crecida! Está en nuestras manos como DIRT Corps y en la de los voluntarios el mantener el control del crecimiento de la zarzamora en este espacio! -El inicio de este evento voluntario incluirá una breve introducción de plantas invasoras. Combina el conocimiento con la acción mientras trabajamos para limpiar este hermoso espacio de las plantas invasoras que lo dañan y lo van desplazando de él. Muchos de ustedes han experimentado esto en sus patios traseros en casa! -Trabajemos juntos para transformar y mantener gradualmente el Parque Westcrest y hacer de él un espacio agradable al público para que todos puedan disfrutarlo. Déjanos saber si tienes alguna pregunta, esperamos verte ahí! more

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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

March 30, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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