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June 17, 2019

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Yet More Weeding on the Trail

June 17, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Weeding goes on! What can we say! more

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Beavers, Bumble Bees, Foxes – oh, my! Wildlife and Stewardship in Seattle

June 18, 6pm-8:30pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Are you interested in the types of wildlife living in our natural areas, how they survive, and how we can protect them? Great news, we have the workshop for you! We’ll start this workshop hearing from Patti Bakker with Seattle Parks and Recreation about the types wildlife in Seattle’s natural areas and how we can protect them through the Green Seattle Partnership’s wildlife best management practices. After this discussion, we’ll take a walking tour through Magnuson Park’s beaver habitat with Elyssa Kerr of Beaver’s Northwest to learn more about beaver’s in Seattle’s natural areas with the hope to see a few for ourselves. more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

June 18, 10am-2pm @ Pigeon Point

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TOPS 6th Grade Restoration Day

June 19, 10am-12pm @ Seward Park

TOPS 6th Graders will perform their annual spring restoration day of service here At Seward Park. Weeding and mulch spreading are on the agenda. more

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Weeding at NE 60th St

June 19, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be weeding this section of the BGT more

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wheelhouse/dmg Work Party

June 19, 9am-12pm @ Discovery Park

Weeding and planting ground cover and shrubs along the new Capehart trails more

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McDonald International Elementary School - Volunteer Event

June 20, 9am-11am @ Woodland Park

This is event is with the fourth grade classes of McDonald International Elementary School. We will be doing some light weeding and mulching. more

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Celebrate Orca Action Month Restoring Salmon Habitat

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

The Duwamish River is home to the critical Chinook salmon that our Southern Resident Orca rely upon, Join us in restoring and maintaining salmon habitat along the lower Duwamish River. We will be mulching, removing invasive weeds and just enjoying a beautiful day along Seattle's only river, while also learning about the historic significance of this area. Afterwards cross the street to the Duwamish Longhouse and learn more about the Duwamish People's who have lived here for thousands of years. more

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Wetlands Restoration and Community Lunch

June 21, 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 at Genesee Park

June 22, 10am-2pm @ Genesee Park and Playfield

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EarthCorps at Sacajawea Playground

June 22, 10am-2pm @ Sacajawea Playground

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

June 22, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Refresh and Restore

June 22, 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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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

June 22, 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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Solstice restoration event at Seward Park

June 22, 10am-12pm @ Seward Park

Welcome the arrival of summer with mulching and weeding of our restoration area in preparation for planting with natives this fall! more

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Thorndyke Park / Forest work PARTY!

June 22, 9am-12pm @ Thorndyke Park

There is work to be done to reclaim Thorndyke forest in Thorndyke Park. Invasive plants have taken over, and volunteers are needed to help defend this beautiful natural area. Join neighbors and friends to help out and learn about how we plan on bringing this forest back to a natural environment. more

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Lewis Park Restoration Event

June 23, 10am-1pm @ Lewis Park

With Summer officially upon us, the warmth of the season brings unwanted weed and invasive plant growth. We will be removing weeds and invasives and mulching in areas of the park in need. Come join us as we continue to bring this Natural area back to being a restored Urban Forest. more

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Help establish a pollinator garden on the Burke-Gilman Trail!

June 24, 9am-12pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Come out to help establish a pollinator garden on the Burke-Gilman Trail! Our main tasks will be weeding around the native plants and watering the newly planted natives. more

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Bird Habitat Consultation at Discovery Park

June 25, 4pm-6pm @ Discovery Park

We will discuss safe restoration practices with respect to bird nesting season. Where birds nest, the time of year when the greatest care should be foremost in mind, and the types of birds likely to be found will be discussed as we tour specific restoration areas. The importance of native plants in the evolution of our landscape will also be addressed. more

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West Duwamish GS: Riverview

June 25, 10am-2pm @ West Duwamish GS: Riverview

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EarthCorps at Magnuson Park

June 28, 10am-2pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

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Wetlands Restoration and Community Lunch

June 28, 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 at Leschi Park

June 29, 10am-2pm @ Leschi Park

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

June 29, 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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Restoration Work in North Beacon Hill Greenbelt

June 29, 10am-1pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

We are working to restore this site to the beautiful forest it once was. This work party will focus on removing ivy and blackberry vines from new areas and in tending to previously planted areas by weeding, removing blackberry shoots that are coming up and other maintenance activities. Come join the fun! more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

June 29, 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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