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April 21, 2018

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AuPairCare at Cheasty Main

April 21, 10am-2pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

Friends of Cheasty Greenspace- Mountainview is a community-led volunteer organization in South Seattle dedicated to restoring urban greenspace, increasing community access to nature, and providing outdoor recreational opportunities in urban forests. We work to restore the natural ecosystem of this forest; reclaim the greenspace as a place to provide health and vitality; reconnect our community to the natural world; and reimagine how we connect with each other and the world around us. more

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

April 21, 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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Cheasty Trails and Bike Park 3rd Saturday Work Party

April 21, 9am-12pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

Come out and participate in this story of restoration, reclamation, reimagination and reconnection! You will be helping restore the trail corridor for Seattle's first forested mt. biking trails. Ripping out blackberry = satisfying. Learning about native habitat = enlightening. Working together = rewarding. Having fun = Having fun. more

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Deadhorse Canyon Earth Day

April 21, 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: - 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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Duwamish Alive! Earth Day

April 21, 10am-2pm @ Herrings House Park (Tulaltx)

Celebrate Duwamish Alive! Earth Day at Herrings House on the shores of Seattle's only river and last ancient river bend where the Duwamish Tribe's village of Basket Hat once stood and now provide habitat for juvenile salmon on their way to the ocean. We will be removing invasive weeds and trash from this important site. Come discover your river and help make it green. Supplies will be provided along with snacks. more

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Earth Day Magnuson Reforestation

April 21, 12:30pm-3:30pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

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. more

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Earth Day Restoration Event

April 21, 10am-12pm @ Seward Park

Come celebrate Earth Day by helping re-forest a section of Seward park! We need your help to weed and mulch on our restoration site and what better time to do it than Earth Day weekend?! more

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Earth Week on the Burke-Gilman Trail

April 21, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll spend our Earth Week on the Burke-Gilman Trail removing invasive plants more

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East Duwamish Work Party

April 21, 9am-12pm @ East Duwamish GS: S Chicago St

Restore the woods and help us steward our new 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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Jackson Park Trail Restoration – monthly 3rd Saturday work party!

April 21, 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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Latreia at Cheasty Main

April 21, 10am-1pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

Friends of Cheasty Greenspace- Mountainview is a community-led volunteer organization in South Seattle dedicated to restoring urban greenspace, increasing community access to nature, and providing outdoor recreational opportunities in urban forests. We work to restore the natural ecosystem of this forest; reclaim the greenspace as a place to provide health and vitality; reconnect our community to the natural world; and reimagine how we connect with each other and the world around us. more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

April 21, 10am-2pm @ Pigeon Point

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Spring Fresh: NORA'S WOODS

April 21, 9am-1pm @ Nora's Woods

The ferns look droopy, the pathway beat down, come help us do better on this side of town more

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Veterans Volunteer!

April 21, 1:30pm-4:30pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks

Veterans assemble to help restore wildlife habitat at Me-Kwa-Mooks park in West Seattle. more

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Weeding party

April 21, 10am-1pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be weeding the greenbelt as well as possibly grubbing more

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Creating New Forest on Earth Day

April 22, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help improve habitat and create replacement forest on a formerly denuded navy air base. This Earth Day's work will be mulching a hill top site recently cleared of invasive plants and in midst of being planted with native trees, shrubs, and ground cover plants. It is also an opportunity to enjoy nature and a good view and to learn a bit about native plants while doing satisfying work. Leaders approval needed for youth below high school age. more

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Earth Day at Discovery Park!

April 22, 9am-12pm @ Discovery Park

Come celebrate the Earth with a fun filled day in the park! We will rampage against invasive blackberries with shovels and loppers and free up precious baby trees from their grips! You will be rewarded with cookies, coffee, and a feeling of satisfaction, helping our local native habitat thrive and provide shelter for the many birds and other wildlife within our local parks. Stay for an hour or the whole show, school credit provided/ welcomed. more

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Earth Day on the Burke-Gilman Trail

April 22, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be spending our Earth Week on the Burke-Gilman Trail removing Invasive plants more

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EarthGAY 2018

April 22, 11am-3pm @ Colman Park

Join us this Earth day for EarthGAY in Colman Park. Friends of Colman Park is partnering with LGBTQ organizations to get dirty, make friends, and celebrate Earthday the LGBTQ way. This event is open to - everyone - and we hope to see you there. Please note that registration for this event is not through CEDAR, but by following this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-gay-2018-tickets-44348357130?aff=efbeventtix Please register as space is limited! Plan on arriving 15 minutes before the event to allow time for parking and to walk to the event site. more

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Lawton Park spring tour

April 22, 12pm-2pm @ Lawton Park

tour Lawton Park to see restoration efforts of the past planting season. Walk into the forest to see some recent efforts for invasive plant removal and tree blow down with damage to the forest. Hear how current efforts are building on the projects of the past. Enjoy spring and nature! more

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Veterans Earth Day work party

April 22, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Removing invasive plants in an area already cleared and planted. The invasive plants are tough, but so are we. more

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Delridge and Myrtle Restoration Event

April 26, 10am-2pm @ Delridge and Myrtle

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Restoring Northacres for a Healthier Forest Today and Tomorrow!

April 26, 9:30am-12:30pm @ Northacres Park

Welcome in Spring at Northacres Park with some enthusiastic and focused maintenance weeding and mulching to give our new plantings the best chance to survive and establish the future of this valuable urban forest. All ages are welcome and coffee, tea and goodies will be served. more

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DocuSign Global Impact Day Greenbelt Work Party

April 27, 10am-1pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

On their Global IMPACT day, DocuSign volunteers will be doing activities such as weeding previously planted areas, clearing land and trees from invasive plants such as blackberries, ivy and bindweed; and spreading wood chip mulch. They will be making an important contribution in returning this land to the beautiful forest it was meant to be. more

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Habitat Revival Fridays

April 27, 1:30pm-3:30pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks

Me-kwa-mooks Park is more than what you see from the road. Above the open lawn up the hillside are twenty acres of woodlands with a nice network of trails for leisure walks. The green spaces provides habitat for many birds, including screech owls, and even coyotes. This spring and summer we'll be focusing on liberating native plants by removing invasive species. In the fall and winter we plant Pacific Northwest native plants that provide habitat for forest animals. more

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Weeding the BGT

April 27, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be continuing our weeding operation on the BG Trail more

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EarthMonth Event at Kubota Gardens

April 28, 10am-2pm @ Kubota Gardens Natural Area

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Madrona Woods Earth Month

April 28, 10am-1pm @ Madrona Park

Come to Madrona Woods in east-central Seattle to help longtime volunteers remove invasive vegetation from the natural area next to Lake Washington. We may also plant some Pacific Madrone (arbutus menziesii) that was raised from seed. more

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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

April 28, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party - 8th Ave / Evento de Restauración en el Bosque del Parque Westcrest - 8a Avenida

April 28, 10am-2pm @ Westcrest Park

Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest 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 overtakes the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy. 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! VESTIMENTA: zapatos cerrados, camisa manga larga, pantalones largos y un/a gorro/a. Vístase de acuerdo al clima. more

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Fauntleroy UCC

April 29, 10am-11am @ Lincoln Park

Fauntleroy UCC youth group will return to do invasive plant removal. more

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Girl Scouts at Cheasty

April 29, 1pm-4pm @ Cheasty Greenspace: Mt View

Girl Scouts and Earth Day are rooted together like alders in a forest, and Friends of Cheasty Greenspace- Mountainview fits right in! We're a community-led volunteer organization in South Seattle dedicated to restoring urban greenspace, increasing community access to nature, and providing outdoor recreational opportunities in urban forests. We work to restore the natural ecosystem of this forest; reclaim the greenspace as a place to provide health and vitality; reconnect our community to the natural world; and reimagine how we connect with each other and the world around us. more

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Lewis Park Spring Restoration Event

April 29, 10am-1pm @ Lewis Park

With Spring in the air and warmer temperature, it's time to begin our park Spring cleaning. We will continue pulling weeds, grooming the trails, and clearing any fallen debris from the Winter winds. Join us as we continue our restoration efforts to keep Lewis Park beautiful and inviting to all visitors. more

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Spring enjoyment of a quiet ravine

April 29, 9am-12pm @ North Beach Park

An easy spring work day - spreading seed mix, pulling up some ivy, checking on plants that we put in during November, listening to the birds. more

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Weeding Work Party on the Burke-Gilman Trail

April 30, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

More Weeding on the Burke-Gilman Trail! We're getting close to doing a once over on the whole Trail, but not yet. Help us finish up! more

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