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July 19, 2019

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Habitat Restoration along BG Trail at Sand Point Way

July 19, 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 '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 clear invasive plants and spread wood chips along the trail. Come by and help out when you can. Thank you for your time and interest. more

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

July 19, 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

July 19, 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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Carkeek S.T.A.R.S. work party

July 20, 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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EarthCorps at Kubota Gardens Natural Area

July 20, 10am-2pm @ Kubota Gardens Natural Area

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East Duwamish Work Party

July 20, 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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Habitat Restoration

July 20, 10am-2pm @ Discovery Park

This site is filled with beautiful, healthy native species that need a little room to grow. Join us to practice plant identification and invasive plant removal! more

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Habitat Restoration at Discovery Park

July 20, 9am-1pm @ Discovery Park

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Jackson Park Trail Restoration – monthly work party!

July 20, 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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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

July 20, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Yancy

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Park Maintenance and Invasives Removal

July 20, 10am-1pm @ Colman Park

Come join us for a few hours of pulling invasive species from a section of Colman Park as a part of a larger restoration effort. We will be targeting Ivy, blackberry and laurel for removal to help ensure the restoration of native species in our urban parks When you're done, relax on the beach, enjoying the lake and the park you just helped restore! more

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Restore Deadhorse Canyon

July 20, 9am-1pm @ Lakeridge Park

Come to the best kept secret natural area in Seattle, Deadhorse Canyon, to help us in our continuing battle for truth, justice, and ecosystem services. We always declare victory at 1 PM. We will be doing one or more of the following: - Plant native trees and shrubs - Remove invasive vegetation (e.g. ivy, blackberry) - Maintain the trail - Remove trash (this is the most glamorous job we have!) more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

July 20, 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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FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) Forest Restoration Event

July 21, 9am-12pm @ Lincoln Park

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! This Sunday, July 21st please enjoy a special treat as a 'thank you' to our amazing community of volunteers! Get a great eco-workout and eco-karma in return. Kids welcome more

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KFNA Restoration Work Parties

July 21, 10am-12pm @ Kingfisher Natural Area on TC

Get outside and into the beauty of Kingfisher Natural Area! We will be liberating established plants and preparing the ground for future Fall planting. Focus will be on pulling ivy, bindweed and other invasives, building platforms for the ivy and possibly mulching. more

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Magnuson Reforestaton

July 21, 10am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help create and improve thriving forest habitat on what was once a denuded and sterile navy airfield. This event will maintain past plantings and prepare for soon to come planting. It will 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. Typical tasks at this time of year are weeding and mulching. Advance approval of leader is required for youth groups or children below high school age. more

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Brandon Street NA Restoration Event

July 23, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Brandon Street

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ZOOCORE

July 24, 10am-2pm @ Licton Springs Park

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EarthCorps at Leschi Park

July 25, 10am-2pm @ Leschi Park

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EarthCorps at Sacajawea Playground

July 25, 10am-2pm @ Sacajawea Playground

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Habitat Restoration at North Shore, Magnuson Park

July 25, 9am-1pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

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 GSP, how you can help, and understand further the focus of our project. We typically clear areas of invasive plants, prune/brush around existing native plants for better growth, plant a few native plants, and spread wood chips to retain moisture, and improve soil health and plant growth. On this day we will clear around native plants and spread wood chips. Thank you for your time and interest. more

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Help the forest grow at Me-kwa-mooks

July 26, 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

July 26, 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 Frink Park

July 27, 10am-2pm @ Frink Park

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EarthCorps at Magnuson Park

July 27, 10am-2pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

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Midsummer Restoration at Seward Park Part 1

July 27, 8:30am-10:30am @ Seward Park

Midsummer Mulch Party at Seward Park! We will be moving beauty bark mulch to our restoration early in the morning before it gets too hot! more

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Mulching, ivy pulling, and more!

July 27, 9am-12pm @ Warren G. Magnuson Park

Help improve Magnuson Park's forests! Work will include mulching, ivy pulling, and blackberry digging. more

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Saturday Work at Meadowbrook

July 27, 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

July 27, 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Lewis Park Restoration Event

July 28, 10am-1pm @ Lewis Park

As Summer continues, the warmth of the season brings unwanted weeds 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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Restoration Work in North Beacon Hill Greenbelt

July 28, 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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Broderick Group Work Party

July 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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Weeding Mania

July 29, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Yesler Creek Headwaters

We'll be weeding our this section of the Trail more

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Pigeon Point Park Restoration Event

July 30, 10am-2pm @ Pigeon Point

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Camp Long Summer Camp

July 31, 1pm-3pm @ Camp Long

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Weed Bustin at NE 60th St

July 31, 8:30am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be busting weeds on this stretch of the Trail more

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ZOOCORE

July 31, 10am-2pm @ Licton Springs Park

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