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February 19, 2018

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Presidents Day on the Burke-Gilman Trail

February 19, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

George and Abe can't be here today so we need your help to pull invasive plants along the Burke-Gilman to make our Presidents Happy!! more

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Promontory Point Maintenance

February 19, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help improve Magnuson Park, change of what had been a degraded Navy airfield into thriving natural area, and perhaps learn a bit about the area by working along with experienced site stewards. Work may include weeding, removing invasive plants, trimming, spreading mulch, and planting (if plants are available). more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

February 20, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Brandon Street

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weeding the BGT --- forever it seems!

February 21, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be weeding the invasive plants off of the trail more

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Habitat Revival Fridays

February 23, 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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Lawton Park more ivy and holly out from under the fallen woods

February 23, 10am-1:30pm @ Lawton Park

Sawing fallen trees for access to site. Removal of invasive plants from under near and around fallen trees. Construction of debris piles, hauling material around the forest. more

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Weeding on the Trail!

February 23, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be weeding along the Trail more

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Deadhorse Canyon 4th Saturday

February 24, 10am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

We have a delivery of bare-root plants that we need to plan right away. Join us to shake off winter blues and get some exercise with long time volunteers who crack jokes, frequently at their own expense. more

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Lake Washington Mulching and Ivy Removal with EarthCorps

February 24, 10am-2pm @ Lake Washington Boulevard

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Native Plant Walk: Forest Steward Education Event

February 24, 2pm-4pm @ Seward Park

Join Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist Ed Dominguez on a walk through Seward Park to identify and learn about Native Plants. more

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Planting at Yesler Ravine

February 24, 1:30pm-4pm @ Yesler Creek Headwaters

We'll be begining our Spring planting operation starting at Yesler Ravine more

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Planting party

February 24, 1pm-4pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will have fresh new native plants from the King county sale. Some of the plants will go into a nursery area and others will go in their final location more

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Refresh and Restore

February 24, 1pm-4pm @ St. Marks Greenbelt

This is a beautiful place to spend your Saturday morning restoring your nearby urban forest. Help us with monthly tasks and provide your mind and body with refreshing nature. In addition to working with us, you can talk a walk and tour the acres of towering Big Leaf maples and sword ferns. If you are lucky you'll see a coopers hawk or two! more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

February 24, 9am-12pm @ Meadowbrook Playfield

There is work to be done to keep the Meadowbrook Creek looking good. Invasive plants are creeping in, and volunteers are needed to help defend this beautiful natural area. Join neighbors and friends to help out and learn a lot! more

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West Duwamish GS: Riverview

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

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Bring On Spring Workparty at Beaver Pond Natural Area

February 25, 10am-1pm @ Beaver Pond Natural Area on TC

Recent sunshine and new plants to get into the ground prompted this work party. Get immediate satisfaction by helping us remove blackberry roots and then replace them right away with northwest native plants! After we finish, take a stroll and see the clues about what animal moved into this natural area to take advantage of the habitat we have restored over the past ten years. Note: This work party is not recommended for children 10 or younger. If rainfall turns to a downpour, work party will be rescheduled. more

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Habitat Restoration along BG Trail at Sand Point Way

February 25, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement; an effort to bring this area back to a more natural environment for all to enjoy and feel safe. Learn more about who we are, how you can help, and understand further the focus of our project. We typically clear areas of invasive plants, prune existing native plants for better growth, plant a few native plants, and spread mulch to support healthy soil and plant growth. On this day we will adding native plants along the trail north of Inverness Dr. and going south to Fairway Estates Dr. Come by and help out when you can. Thank you for your time and interest. more

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Lawton Park native strawberry and violet planting, seed dispersal

February 25, 12pm-3pm @ Lawton Park

plant new plugs of native strawberries and violets from the King Conservation District sale. Disperse seeds of native plants in restoration areas. Construct faux birds nests of twigs and ivy/blackberry more

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Lewis Park Restoration Event

February 25, 10am-1pm @ Lewis Park

Continuing with restoration work, we will be weeding and preparing areas on the south upper end for planting. This is an area that needs to be reworked to remove new invasive plant growth, the area is known as Lenny's Garden. We will also be preparing the Beacon Hill International School Bed for March planting with the second and third grade students. more

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Madrona Woods: plant bare root shrubs

February 25, 10am-1pm @ Madrona Park

We will plant bare root trees and shrubs in Madrona Woods. We need help from volunteers to get these plants in the ground quickly in order to maximize the plants' survival rate. more

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Planting and mulching party

February 25, 1pm-5pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will have fresh new native plants from the King county sale. Some of the plants will go into a nursery area and others will go in their final location more

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Restore the Forest at Genesee Park!

February 25, 9:30am-12:30pm @ Genesee Park and Playfield

Join us to plant some native plants, pull invasive weeds, and spread some mulch to make our forested areas of Genesee Park more beautiful and healthy. No experience required! Tools, training, and gloves are provided. (This event is weather dependent - it might be cancelled due to high winds or freezing temperatures, so please sign up with your email address to get notices!) more

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Planting along the Trail

February 26, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be planting along the Trail starting at 36th Ave NE more

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Planting along the Trail

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

We'll be planting different areas along the Trail more

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West Duwamish GS: Riverview

February 27, 10am-2pm @ West Duwamish GS: Riverview

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