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Help SeaTac’s Forests by Stewarding North SeaTac Park
January 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking to get some quality time outside? Then you should join the Green SeaTac Partnership and our Forest Steward Noemie Maxwell for an urban forest restoration work party at North SeaTac Park! Volunteers have been transforming this site – nicknamed “The Enchanted Glade” since fall of 2020. A thick mat of ivy covering the ground and the trunks of Douglas Fir and Madrones – along with blackberry vines entangling the lower branches of trees – has been cleared in a large area – and native plants are beginning to regrow.
Spend time in nature alongside your family and friends, and experience the amazing benefits of eco-therapy! We will focus on removing blackberry roots and vines around newly-planted trees and applying mulch to prevent re-growth. Come learn some restoration basics and help out your community. This is work that really matters!
All are welcome to join and no experience is necessary, so bring along your family and friends!
Where: North SeaTac park
When: Sunday, January 15th 10am-12pm.
Where to park: There is a small parking lot near Des Moines Memorial Dr. S. and S. 128th St.
Where to meet: Meet near the parking lot.f you arrive after the event starts and don’t see us, call Noemie at 253-653-6028
What to bring: Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes, long sleeves and pants. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Hats are recommended. Rain gear may be needed. Bring gardening gloves or hand tools (clippers especially), if you have them. No worries if not – we’ll have some for you to use. Bring a water bottle and a snack!
If you are a volunteer under 18 and attending the event without a parent or guardian, please print and bring this waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
For more information, please contact Noemie Maxwell at email@example.com