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January 22, 2019

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Blackberry Be-Gone

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

We'll be weeding out Blackberries that are trying to make a comeback. more

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Lawton Park winter restoration

January 24, 11am-2:30pm @ Lawton Park

we will do forest restoration work around the park including blackberry and ivy removal and mulching more

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Plant and Mulch!

January 24, 9:30am-1pm @ Northacres Park

Join us for some glorious planting in the New Year. We will move mulch to get warmed up and then carefully plant a variety of trees and ground cover plants. Join our team of enthusiastic volunteers and expect a fun and rewarding day supporting biodiversity in the Northacres forest. more

25

Wetlands Restoration and Community Lunch

January 25, 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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WEWO and others at the Greenbelt

January 25, 9am-12pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be planting, grubbing and making friends. more

26

EarthCorps at La Villa Meadows

January 26, 10am-2pm @ LaVilla Meadows NA on TC

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Habitat Restoration and Invasive Plant Removal

January 26, 1:30pm-4pm @ Discovery Park

Removing invasive plants - ivy, blackberry and holly and spreading mulch to revitalize the soil for native PNW plants and trees. more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

January 26, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Refresh and Restore

January 26, 10am-2pm @ 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 take 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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Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party – 8th ave/Evento de Restauración en el Bosque del Parque Westcrest - 8a Avenida

January 26, 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! more

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Ivy and blackberry removal

January 27, 9am-2pm @ Thorndyke Park

While the exact tasks can vary, our projects focus on improving the forests and parks in our local cities. Healthy and thriving forests are vital to our community because they absorb and filter rain water, produce clean oxygen, provide living spaces for wildlife, and create a place for people to connect with the outdoors. In order to help create healthy forests, the work can include: • Removing aggressive weeds (like English Ivy or Himalayan Blackberry) • Maintaining areas where these weeds have been removed more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

January 29, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Plant and Mulch!

January 29, 9:30am-1pm @ Northacres Park

Join us for some glorious planting in the New Year. We will move mulch to get warmed up and then carefully plant a variety of trees and ground cover plants. Join our team of enthusiastic volunteers and expect a fun and rewarding day supporting biodiversity in the Northacres forest. more

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