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December 10, 2019

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College Street Ravine Restoration Event

December 10, 10am-2pm @ College Street Ravine

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Planting party at NE 48th St & 39th Ave

December 11, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be planting with some weeding on the B-G Trail more

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HSS-Habitat Restoration along BG Trail at Sand Point Way

December 12, 11am-2pm @ 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 'GSP'. 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 be planting and spreading wood chips. Come by and help out when you can. Thank you for your time and interest. more

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Invasive removal and planting

December 12, 10am-1pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be removing invasives and planting new native plants more

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

December 13, 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

December 13, 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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EarthCorps Planting at Lincoln Park

December 14, 10am-2pm @ Lincoln Park

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Golden Gardens Park work parties

December 14, 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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HAVE FUN, GET FITAND CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

December 14, 10am-2pm @ Licton Springs Park

Liven your fitness plan with: Canary Reed pulls! Mulch barrow logs! Wood chips bends! Planters' squats! Bramble root digs! more

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Planting at Yesler Ravione East

December 14, 12:30am-9:30am @ Yesler Creek Headwaters

We'll be planting in this area of the B-G Trail more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

December 14, 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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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

December 14, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Bird Walk on the Burke-Gilman Trail with Woody Wheeler

December 15, 9am-12pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Join Friends of the Burke-Gilman Trail for our monthly Bird Walk and Citizen Science project. All ages and experience levels welcome. Woody, Wheeler, Master Birder and author will lead our walk. more

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Fall planting with Girl Scouts

December 15, 11am-2pm @ Kingfisher Natural Area on TC

We will be hosting a local Girl Scout troop for fall planting, mulching and removal of invasive species. Neighbors and the public are welcome to join. more

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FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) Forest Restoration Event

December 15, 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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Planting at Pritchard 2019/2020 Session 4

December 15, 10am-1pm @ Pritchard Island Beach

planting trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants The following is a planting instructions. Good to watch for preparation. click here more

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Delridge and Myrtle Restoration Event

December 17, 10am-2pm @ Delridge and Myrtle

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LAWTON PARK AT SEASONS' END

December 17, 11am-2:30pm @ Lawton Park

join in the restoration of Lawton Park at seasons' end. we will plant mulch rake and trim as needed. potential to cut and plant some "live stakes". more

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Northacres Nature Connection

December 19, 9:30am-1pm @ Northacres Park

Join us as we embrace the change of seasons and the opportunity to give service to the forest at Northacres. All are welcome so please join in the fun and know that we welcome all interested volunteers. Expect to learn and practice holistic forest restoration techniques as we weed, mulch and tend to young plantings. Open to the public All ages OK 0 out of 10 volunteers registered. What to Bring more

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

December 20, 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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Carkeek S.T.A.R.S. work party

December 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 Greenspace: Reclaim, Restore, Reimagine, Reconnect

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

Friends of Cheasty Greenspace- Mountainview is a volunteer neighborhood group that has been working together since 2007, organizing neighbors to restore healthy habitat in our neighborhood woods, establishing access to this habitat for the local community, and promoting a sense of connection between neighbors and the natural world. This work mostly takes place on primitive forested paths and uneven ground, but individuals are supported in working at their own challenge levels, so all ages and abilities are welcome. more

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East Duwamish Work Party

December 21, 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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Jackson Park Trail Restoration – monthly work party!

December 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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Planting and weeding

December 21, 3am-12pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We'll continue to dig up blackberries and plant natives from our fall plant order. Come prepared to have fun, learn and get to know the greenbelt. more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

December 21, 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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LAWTON PARK IN WINTER

December 23, 11am-2:30pm @ Lawton Park

help restore Lawton Parks forest as the winter starts. We mulch rake plant and trim as needed. more

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

December 27, 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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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

December 28, 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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LAWTON PARK HOLIDAY OUTSIDE

December 29, 12pm-3pm @ Lawton Park

celebrate the season with time outdoors at Lawton Park. We will walk the trails and rake and trim as needed. We may also mulch and "live stake" around the park. more

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