Help Restore the Duwamish Hill Preserve, Tukwila

Where: Duwamish Hill Preserve (Tukwila) Show Map

When: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, Jun 20th 2015

Contact: Lizzy Stone - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Volunteer at the Duwamish Hill Preserve in Tukwila

Join volunteers to help restore this culturally significant preserve and city park. Event activities include invasive weed removal, mulching and planting as seasonally appropriate.

Please REGISTER HERE for this event.

About the Property: In 2001, Forterra, the City of Tukwila, and a local citizen group formed a partnership to work for the preservation of an undeveloped parcel of land on the Duwamish River. The property will be managed as a public open space preserve devoted to the interpretation of the site’s Native American cultural significance and other aspects of Duwamish River Valley natural and cultural history. The Hill is culturally significant for its association with southern Puget Sound Salish oral tradition and history, as a key location in the stories collectively known as the “Epic of the Winds.” Learn more here.

Please come out and contribute to this effort!. Please register online today.

What to bring: Please dress for the weather. Suggested Dress: Boots or comfortable athletic shoes, work clothes, appropriate layers for rain and sun. Volunteers should also bring a refillable water bottle and snacks.  Restoration training, tools and gloves will be provided. No experience necessary!

Where to meet: Duwamish Hill Preserve is located at: 3800 S 115th St Tukwila, WA 98168.  We will meet at the parking lot at the 115th St. Preserve entrance.

Youth volunteers are welcome. If you are under 18 and attending the event without a parent or guardian, please come to the event with a Youth Waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Click here to download the Forterra Youth Volunteer Waiver.

For additional information, please contact volunteer@forterra.org.

Special thanks to the Friends of The Hill, a local dedicated volunteer group of neighbors and friends who regularly host volunteer events and support ongoing restoration, planning and maintenence of the Preserve. Interested in being a Friend of The Hill? Contact us.

 

 

3rd Wednesday at Viewpoint Park

Where: Viewpoint Park, Redmond Show Map

When: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wednesday, Jun 17th 2015

Contact: Marilynn Leland - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

3rd Wednesday Work Parties at Viewpoint!

Join us each month to be a part of Viewpoint Park's amazing transformation! Where once were dense thickets of blackberry and ivy, the forest is now filling back in and reclaiming its space, thanks to the hard work of many volunteers. Keep Viewpoint's forest healthy and make sure we have big, beautiful trees and diverse understory plants into the future by joining the effort.

No experience needed. All tools and gloves provided.

Time: 12pm-2pm

What to bring: a snack if you want one, and tough, warm clothes, and shoes that can get dirty.

Address and directions: Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of 185th Ave NE and NE 25th Way. There is also an entrance to the park at 18440 NE 24th St. If you don't see anyone, cross the lawn and find the group working in the natural area behind the tennis court or along one of the forested trails.

Where to park: There is a small parking lot at the end of 185th Ave NE

Please RSVP (the earlier the better!) so that we can plan a great event for you. To RSVP, or if you have any questions, please contact Marilynn at greenviewpoint@gmail.com.

All ages welcome. If you are under 18 and attending the event without a parent or guardian please bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Morse Wildlife Preserve Second Sunday Programs

Where: Morse Wildlife Preserve, Graham Show Map

When: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday, Jun 14th 2015

Contact: - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

JOIN us at the beautiful Morse Wildlife Preserve from 10am-6pm on every second Sunday from April through October.
Parking is limited; carpooling is encouraged. The event is FREE, though donations are welcome!


April 12
May 10
June 14
July 14
August 9
September 13
October 11


VISIT
Walk the traditional trails to appreciate the forest and prairie, take a close look at wetlands habitat by way of an extraordinary boardwalk, then explore the extended trail loops and newly-accessible habitats beyond.


VOLUNTEER
Friends of the Morse Wildlife Preserve are actively seeking volunteers to help greet and direct visitors who come to the Preserve on second Sundays and, on other days, join work parties to keep the Preserve in good shape, cleaning up the trails and keeping invasive weeds at bay.


Morse Wildlife Preserve: 25415 70th Ave E, Graham, WA.


To RSVP, for directions or more information call Tahoma Audubon at 253-565-9278 Mon-Fri.


Help us spread the word! Download Second Sundays flyer here and post it at work or  in your favorite cafe!
Learn more at www.MorseWildlifePreserve.org.

2nd Saturday at the Watershed Preserve

Where: Watershed Preserve, Redmond Show Map

When: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, Jun 13th 2015

Contact: Mike Shaw - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

2nd Saturday Trail Walk and Work Party at the Watershed Preserve

Join us to explore the amazing 800-acre forest right in Redmond's backyard!

Dig in with the volunteer team that keeps the Watershed in good shape by removing agressive invasive plants. Come back in the fall to help re-plant native trees and shrubs to establish the next generation of healthy forest. Learn about the natural history of the preserve from volunteer naturalists who can point out salamander ponds, bird habitat, and more. If you love hiking, biking, riding, or running on the more than 7 miles of excellent trails in the Preserve, come help us protect the forest that surrounds them. If you have never visited this incredible park before, make sure you stick around after the work party to explore.

No experience needed. All tools and gloves provided.

Time: 10am-12pm

What to bring: a snack if you want one, and tough, warm clothes, and shoes that can get dirty.

Address: 21760 NE Novelty Hill Rd, Redmond, WA 98053

Directions: From Avondale Road take Novelty Hill Road east approximately 2 miles to 21760. Look for a sign on the right hand side of the road just before 218th Ave. NE. The park entrance will be on your left.

From the Redmond Ridge area westbound on Novelty Hill Road, the park will be on the right side of the road approximately 1 mile past the second light.

Where to park and meet: There is a parking lot just inside the park entrance off of Novelty Hill Road.

Please RSVP (the earlier the better!) so that we can plan a great event for you. To RSVP, or if you have any questions, please contact Mike at watershedpreserve@gmail.com.

All ages welcome. If you are under 18 and attending the event without a parent or guardian please bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Work Party at Forest Park, Everett!

Where: Forest Park Show Map

When: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Sunday, Jun 7th 2015

Contact: Joanna Nelson de Flores - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Join the Green Everett Partnership a morning the woods at Forest Park.  We will be digging out invasive non-native plants such as English ivy.  Forest restoration work parties are a great way to give service to Everett Parks, spend time outside, build community, and burn calories!

What to bring:  Come dressed to work outside (rain or shine) with sturdy shoes.  Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.  Tools, work gloves, light snacks and coffee provided.

Where to meet:  Park in the upper parking lot, past the Rec Office.  We will meet at the picnic shelter next to Cedar Hall, which is just east of the playground near the tennis courts.

More information and to RSVP for an event contact greeneverett@forterra.org / 425-238-0065

IMPORTANT: As a general rule do not leave valuables in your car.  Leave computers at home, keep other valuables that you need out of site or with you during the event.

The Green Everett Partnership Vision: Healthy forested parklands supported by an aware and engaged community in which individuals, neighborhoods, nonprofits, businesses, and city government are all working together to protect and maintain their valuable public resources.  Learn More: www.greeneverett.org