Earth Day Activities (by David Wilbur)

SAT 21 April 2012
Burke-Gilman at Sand Point
(206-200-9669 or
Friends of the Burke-Gilman project removing invasive plants on the Burke-Gilman Trail, 9 a.m.-1
p.m. Saturday, April 21, Northeast 65th Street and the Burke-Gilman Trail, Seattle
Carkeek Park
April 21, 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. We provide
gloves and water.
Duwamish River Cleanup/Restore
(206-923-0853 or map at this site, not all map locations active this year!
Cleanup and forest-restoration projects, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at several sites along the
Duwamish River

Duwamish Waterway Park – on-land work party
Keep South Park’s waterfront park nice and welcoming for people and wildlife. Remove trash,
invasive plants, spread mulch, and also pick up trash in the neighborhood. RSVP to:

West Duwamish Greenbelt – Pigeon Point
Work with The Nature Consortium and Earth Corps, removing invasive plants and native tree care in
Seattle’s largest urban forest area that’s part of the Green Seattle Partnership. Send rsvps to volu…

T-107 and Herring’s House Park
Work with Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition at T-107 Public Access site (4700 W. Marginal Way)
along the Duwamish River. RSVP to: Join the Seattle Parks
Department on shor…
Brandon Street Natural Area
Work with the King Conservation District & Longfellow Creek Watershed Council to kill ivy and
blackberry and spread wood chips. RSVP:

Duwamish Hill Preserve
Volunteers will be planting and working on other environmental restoration activities RSVP: Katie

Hamm Creek
The Veterans Conservation Corps will be working to remove invasive plants, mulch and plant native
species. Veteran’s Conservation Corps members only: contact

Roxhill Bog
Work with Friends of Roxhill Bog to remove invasives and restore the bog that is the headwaters of
Longfellow Creek. RSVP to:

Gateway Park N./8th Ave S.
Volunteers help to remove invasive plants and pick up litter. RSVP to
neighbors, the Duwamish Tribe, and for all concerned. Join us in maintaining this area

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