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October 04, 2022

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Northacres Stewardship Team Fall Kickoff!

October 04, 10am-1pm @ Northacres Park

Join our first event of the Fall as we identify and recover trees that are being smothered by ivy and/or bindweed. All ages/abilities/experience levels are welcome and encouraged to join. more

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Rainier Beach Wetland Weeding at RBUFW

October 04, 10:30am-12pm @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

We are weeding to get the wetlands ready for the addition of new plants in October! Come join us in the morning 9am to 11am to weed blackberry and mulch trails, weed bioswales, and/or free baby plants from bindweed and grass! more

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Amazon Restoration Event

October 06, 9am-11am @ Seward Park

We are preparing an area for planting with endemic plants during Seattle Forest Week in October. Our prep work will involve pulling and uprooting blackberries and ivy. more

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Regular Thursday weekly restoration work

October 06, 10am-1pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

Greenbelt restoration; hauling woodchips more

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October Pulling and Prepping in Seward Park

October 07, 12pm-2pm @ Seward Park

We are continuing to pull blackberries and prep the area known as Inner Arch (the western boundary of Clark's Meadow) to ready for the Green Seattle Day planting party! more

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Golden Gardens Park Work Party

October 08, 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 FIT AND CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

October 08, 10am-1pm @ Licton Springs Park

Have fun and help contribute to a healthy environment at Licton Springs Park. Depending on the time of year we will be weeding, planting, mulching, and doing other plant maintainence work. more

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Help Us Restore Green Lake Park's Shoreline

October 08, 9am-11am @ Green Lake Park

This month we will continue to mulch and weed our replanted areas in preparation for planting this fall and do first-time removal of blackberry more

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Orchard Street Ravine Work Party

October 08, 10am-1pm @ Orchard Street Ravine

Join other enthusiastic volunteers for a fun morning restoring and preserving our native forest. more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

October 08, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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Weeding and woodchips to help future wildflowers

October 08, 10am-1pm @ Pritchard Island Beach

We'll be weeding and spreading woodchips , please join us so we can bring back wildflowers to this aspiring meadow. more

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Magnuson Reforestation

October 09, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help improve habitat and create replacement forest on a formerly denuded navy airfield. The aim is to create healthy forest habitat and increase beneficial ecosystem services including provision of human enjoyment and health. It is also an opportunity to enjoy nature and learn a bit about native plants while doing satisfying work. Work is most likely to include removing invasive plants like blackberry, ivy and Canada thistle but may also include other tasks such as distributing wood chip mulch. more

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Martha Washington Park Restoration

October 09, 10am-2pm @ Martha Washington Park

Join us as we work to restore this Native American site and its historic Garry Oaks. We will be removing invasive plants, tending new plantings, watering and/or doing whatever is needed. more

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Brandon Street NA Restoration Event

October 11, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Brandon Street

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Preparing for Planting at RBUFW

October 11, 9am-11am @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

We are weeding to get the wetlands ready for the addition of new plants starting Green Seattle Day, October 29th! Come join us in the morning 9am to 11am to weed blackberry and mulch trails, weed bioswales, and/or free baby plants from bindweed and grass! more

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3rd Saturday Cheasty Main Workparty

October 15, 9:30am-12:30pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

Destress by getting out in nature to help restore a wetland and a forest!. We will be pulling blackberry roots out of the ground and liming up invasive holly trees. We will also maintain previously restored areas. more

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Carkeek STARS Work Party

October 15, 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. Adults and teenagers welcome. Follow the STARS signs to our meeting place, which will be the parking lot at the Environmental Learning Center. Welcome! more

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Duwamish Alive!

October 15, 10am-2pm @ Herrings House Park (Tulaltwx)

Experience the return of our river's salmon and the wildlife they bring to the river by joining us in improving the health of this salmon habitat for the young salmon that journey down the river in the spring and summer. We will be removing weeds and planting to increase the diversity of native plants along the river. more

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East Duwamish Work Party

October 15, 10am-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! You can check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eastduwamish more

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Join Us at Roxhill Park for Some Duwamish Alive Clean Up and Restoration

October 15, 10am-2pm @ Roxhill Park

As part of the Duwamish Alive! event, we'll be cleaning up the park and caring for the native plants. This will involve removing invasive plants to give the native ones room to grow. Expect to work hard and get dirty! more

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Migratory Bird Day Restoration Work Party - afternoon session

October 15, 1pm-3pm @ Westcrest Park

This October 15th we’re having an extra special work party celebrating Migratory Bird Day! Join us as we restore the urban Madrone forest at Westcrest Park for the benefit of all birds, including those on their way south! As we learn about migratory birds and their role in the environment, we’ll be working to clear the way for Green Seattle Day planting. more

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Migratory Bird Day Restoration Work Party - morning session

October 15, 10am-12pm @ Westcrest Park

This October 15th we’re having an extra special work party celebrating Migratory Bird Day! Join us as we restore the urban Madrone forest at Westcrest Park for the benefit of all birds, including those on their way south! As we learn about migratory birds and their role in the environment, we’ll be working to clear the way for Green Seattle Day planting. more

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Outdoors@Amazon Stewardship Day at Discovery Park

October 15, 10am-12pm @ Discovery Park

We're going to deprecate a bunch of blackberry vines and roots to make way for the Fall planting of native plants and pollenator havens later in Q4! Meet your colleagues and take care of the planet all in the same day! more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

October 15, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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South Genesee Restoration with O'Dea High School

October 15, 12:30pm-3:30pm @ Genesee Park and Playfield

Friends and students of O'Dea High School! Welcome to our community effort to restore the forested areas at the very south end of Genesee Park. We will be preparing the site for planting native plants by pulling out weeds like blackberry and ivy. We will be ready to guide the work and provide the tools you need. more

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Weeding Deadhorse Canyon

October 15, 9am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

We'll be weeding, mostly removing ivy, to make space for new plants in the winter, hope you can join us. more

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Cheasty Forest at Hanford Steps

October 16, 1pm-3pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

You will be working to restore this site to the beautiful forest it once was. You will have the opportunity to learn about and practice many forest restoration processes. more

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FliP Urban Forest Restoration Event

October 16, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

Join FLiP as we work to restore our urban forests and natural green spaces. The Park includes 80 acres of forested areas, with a huge diversity of native trees and plants. But our urban forests are threatened by invasive plant species and need our help to thrive and remain healthy. This is where YOU come in! We promise you a good workout and lots of eco-karma. Good for the environment and good for your health! more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

October 18, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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Preparing for Planting at RBUFW

October 18, 9am-11am @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

We are weeding to get the wetlands ready for the addition of new plants starting Green Seattle Day, October 29th! Come join us in the morning 9am to 11am to weed blackberry and mulch trails, weed bioswales, and/or free baby plants from bindweed and grass! more

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Roxhill Park Volunteer Event

October 18, 10am-12:30pm @ Roxhill Park

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Habitat Restoration at Howard's Beach in Discovery Park

October 20, 9am-12pm @ Discovery Park

We will be removing blackberries and scots broom in preparation for new plants in November more

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Regular Thursday weekly restoration work

October 20, 10am-1pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

Greenbelt restoration more

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Berger Partnership Corporate Restoration Event

October 21, 9am-12pm @ Seward Park

Removing blackberry and ivy in preparation for planting native plants on October 29th Green Seattle Day. more

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Habitat restoration on Queen Anne with WEWO

October 21, 9am-12pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will remove bindweed, ivy, blackberries, and clematis from areas where we have put in native plants over the last 8 years. more

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Prepare planting sites in key areas of the greenbelt: final invasive removal, spreading mulch, describe site characteristics.

October 22, 10am-2pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

In late October and early November we will be planting native species throughout the recently established areas of the greenbelt. On this day we will be working in each of those areas---clearing any remaining invasive species, weeding around last year's new plantings, and bringing woodchips to the sites. more

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Spruce Island prep for planting

October 22, 9am-12pm @ Discovery Park

Spruce Island isn't a real island, rather an island of spruce in the middle of the south meadow. The meadow has a great view of the water. We will be preparing the site for this falls planting by removing blackberry sprouts and spreading wood chips. more

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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

October 22, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Upper Field Blackberry Removal

October 22, 10am-12pm @ Thomas C. Wales Park

We'll work on pruning and digging up blackberries in the upper field of the park. more

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

October 25, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Preparing for Planting at RBUFW

October 25, 9am-11am @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

We are weeding to get the wetlands ready for the addition of new plants starting Green Seattle Day, October 29th! Come join us in the morning 9am to 11am to weed blackberry and mulch trails, weed bioswales, and/or free baby plants from bindweed and grass! more

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Maple School Ravine Neighborhood Tree Walk

October 26, 2pm-4pm @ Maple School Ravine

The Mountains to Sound Greenway is hosting a neighborhood tree walk! This walk will be a few blocks long around the neighborhood of Maple School Ravine which sits above the Duwamish Valley. Come out to learn more about the urban forests and why they make such an impact on communities and the people living in these neighborhoods. more

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Relocaating woodchips---creating a bucket brigade to move wood chips from their dump site to the places they will be needed.

October 27, 12pm-4pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

Mulch/woodchips are essential for establishing planting sites in restoration areas. This greenbelt has no place INSIDE of the greenbelt for dumping chips so we have to move them from an edge/street site to interior spots where the woodchips will be needed. more

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We're prepping for Seward Park

October 28, 9am-11am @ Seward Park

We are "prepping" for our Green Seattle Day planting event on Saturday, October 29th. Today we will be strategically placing the potted plants, doing any final weeding necessary, and perhaps even getting some of the plants in the ground. If you are available for this day and the following day, you can get a "twofer" and double your planting fun! more

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Daybreak Star Community Work Party and Plant Welcoming

October 29, 1pm-4pm @ Daybreak Star

Come join our Community as we Welcome our Plant Relatves to their new home! We have been working to restore the Food and Medicine Forest at Daybreak Star Cultural Center for the last few years; this year we will be planting over 4,000 traditional food and medicines! We need your help in this work! Please bring a good mind, good heart, and a willingness to work together! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Deadhorse Canyon

October 29, 9am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Genesee Park with O'Dea High School

October 29, 12:30pm-3:30pm @ Genesee Park and Playfield

Friends and students of O'Dea High School! Welcome to our community effort to restore the forested areas at the very south end of Genesee Park. We will be preparing the site for planting native plants by pulling out weeds like blackberry and ivy. Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Harrison Ridge

October 29, 10am-4pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

In the last two years we have cleared four new areas of the greenbelt in which restoration has begun. This year we will add plants to these sites, pushing back the edges of the clearings. Each area will have a trained forest steward to demonstrate good planting procedures (and to dole out cookies!). Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Lincoln Park

October 29, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Pigeon Point

October 29, 10am-12:30pm @ Pigeon Point

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at RBUFW

October 29, 11am-2pm @ Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland

Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., we will be enjoying wetland exploration games, planting, food from the Community Kitchen, a cider press and a nature craft! This is a drop in event and no registration is required. Come for as long as you can - we would love to see you as we embrace the joy (of planting) cooler, rainier weather brings us as we steward the land. Check out the Green Seattle Day at RBUFW event page at https://tilthalliance.org/event/green-seattle-day/ more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 at Westcrest Park

October 29, 9am-12pm @ Westcrest Park

Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 on the Burke-Gilman Trail

October 29, 9am-1pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

Plant and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun at our "Pollinator Patch" and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day 2022 Planting-Palooza in Seward Park

October 29, 9am-11:30am @ Seward Park

Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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Green Seattle Day at Discovery Park

October 29, 9am-12pm @ Discovery Park

Register on our website: https://mtsgreenway.org/event/green-seattle-day-2022-at-discovery-park/ Plant a forest and grow community! Help us create a healthier, happier, and greener Seattle by coming out to end Seattle Forest Week on Green Seattle Day! Lets improve wildlife habitat, combat climate change, and providing a place for community members to recreate. Green Seattle Day is one of the best ways to give back to your neighbors, parks, and your local forest. Join the fun and be one of hundreds of volunteers across the city planting native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that will become the future forest of Seattle. All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Check out SeattleForestWeek.org for more information on the celebration of Seattle’s forests during the week of October 22-29! more

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