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October 19, 2021

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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

October 19, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Central

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Northacres Stewardship Team

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

Please join our team as we improve the health of the Northacres forest and trail corridors for park users. The focus is on slow and careful work by folks who want to learn about and support the urban forest. No experience is necessary and all are welcome and encouraged to join regardless of age or ability! There are many tasks and every person who joins will support and bring value to the effort. more

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Magnuson Reforestation

October 20, 9am-12pm @ 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. Participants must be older than 12 and vaccinated against Covid 19. more

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Yet More Weeding at the Pollinator Patch

October 20, 9am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be continuing our weeding project along the Pollinator Patch more

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Delridge and Myrtle Restoration Event

October 21, 10am-12:30pm @ Delridge and Myrtle

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Harri's Friends

October 21, 10am-2pm @ Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

We will be moving wood chips to two key locations in preparation for the November planting datea. more

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Habitat restoration on Queen Anne

October 22, 1pm-4pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be making way for new and existing native plants. It is really fun to see them emerge from under the bindweed. more

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Naturalizing (weeding) at NE 60th St and Pullman

October 22, 9am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We'll be weeding at this site more

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Ivy Pull at Beaver Pond Natural Area

October 23, 10am-12pm @ Beaver Pond Natural Area on TC

Help us make quick work of ivy growing around and away from a beautiful, signature redwood tree growing at streamside of Thornton Creek. Area is level and away from the floodplain, easy to access from 8th Ave NE. more

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Kiwanis Ravine Overlook and tour

October 23, 9am-1pm @ Kiwanis Memorial Preserve Park

Join Heron Habitat Helpers as we continue restoring habitat for urban wildlife in Seattle's Kiwanis Memorial Preserve! Kiwanis Ravine is home to numerous bird species, amphibians, mountain beavers, and other wildlife, and it's an important green buffer for the great blue heron nesting colony at the Locks. We will clear the trail at the Ohman Place Overlook, then walk around the ravine to see the other sites our volunteers work on and the progress they've made. If you stick with us for the whole circuit, it's a bit over a mile. more

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Restoration with SMPS Seattle

October 23, 10am-1pm @ Kingfisher Natural Area on TC

Fall prep for November planting along the South branch of the Thornton Creek watershed. We will be removing invasive species from King Fisher Natural Area with Seattle Parks Stewards. Some trail work and trash removal may also be part of the tasks for the day. more

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More Naturalizing (weeding) at NE 60th St and Pullman

October 25, 9am-12:30pm @ Burke-Gilman Trail

We be continuing our weeding project from Princeton Bridge to NE 60th st more

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Brandon Street NA Restoration Event

October 26, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Brandon Street

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Thistle Street GS Restoration Event

October 28, 10am-12:30pm @ Longfellow Creek GS: Thistle Street Greenspace

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Habitat restoration on Queen Anne

October 29, 1pm-4pm @ SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

We will be preparing beds for new native plants next month. more

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Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation work party

October 29, 10am-1pm @ Discovery Park

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We're prepping for Seward Park

October 29, 8:30am-10:30am @ Seward Park

We will be doing final site preparation for planting on Green Seattle Day 11/06. more

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Forest Restoration Work Party! (AM session)

October 30, 10am-12pm @ Westcrest Park

Calling all eco-volunteers of the greater Seattle area! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park into an even greater public space for everyone to enjoy. Dirt Corps leads volunteer parties at Westcrest every month. Get outside and learn about restoration methods while improving the health of a forested neighborhood 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 overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! -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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Forest Restoration Work Party! (PM session)

October 30, 1am-3pm @ Westcrest Park

Calling all eco-volunteers of the greater Seattle area! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park into an even greater public space for everyone to enjoy. Dirt Corps leads volunteer parties at Westcrest every month. Get outside and learn about restoration methods while improving the health of a forested neighborhood 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 overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! -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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Longfellow Creek GS Restoration Event

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

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Cheasty Forest at Hanford steps

October 31, 1pm-3pm @ Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd

You will be working to restore this site to the beautiful forest it once was. Many different kinds of flowers, shrubs, and trees need your help to thrive. We will weed, cut back black berry bushes, and mulch with wood chips. more

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