Volunteers needed to help restore Miller & Walker Creeks on May 14 & June 4


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Volunteers are needed to help restore Miller and Walker Creeks on both Saturday, May 14 and June 4:

Walker Preserve Restoration
The next volunteer forest restoration event will be held Saturday, May 14 at Walker Preserve. Please join me and your neighbors to continue the work that has been done by previous volunteers since 2008 to clear the forest of invasive English ivy and other weeds, preserving the creek, native forest, and their fish and wildlife inhabitants. Then, on June 4, please join us at Miller Creek in Burien, along the 144th Street Trail!

No experience is necessary, and coffee, gloves, and tools are provided!  Please RSVP so we can plan for tools and refreshments! 

SATURDAY, MAY 14:

WHEN:  Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Walker Preserve park – the entrance is at the NW corner of the intersection of SW 168th St.& 2nd Ave. SW in Normandy Park. See the map. If driving, your parking options include:

  • Three spaces in the small lot at SW 171st St. and Second Ave. S.W.
  • On the street along SW 168th St.

From the gate behind the Walker Preserve sign, walk down the trail towards the creek.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4:

WHEN:  Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Miller Creek Restoration at S 144th St Trail – S. 144th St Trail along Miller Creek in Burien, near the intersection of S. 144th Way. Park at the trailhead along Des Moines Memorial Drive just south of S 144th St and walk west along the trail and across S 144th Way to the site.

WHAT: We will remove invasive weeds to prepare the sites for fall planting.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  These sites do not have restrooms – please plan ahead.

Please bring:

  • Clothing that will protect you from the cold, rain, and blackberry thorns
  • Filled water bottle, gloves if you have them

We provide hot coffee, gloves, tools, snacks, and training.

RSVP and questions: Email or call Elissa Ostergaard, [email protected]206-477-4792

Bookmark this page to check back for updates to the Miller-Walker volunteer calendar:http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/watersheds/central-puget-sound/miller-walker-creeks/volunteer.aspx

This project is a joint effort of the City of Normandy Park, the City of Burien, the City of SeatacKing County, the Port of Seattle, and the Miller and Walker Creeks Stewardship program.

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