Volunteers needed for Work Party to clean up Miller Creek this Saturday, July 8


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Volunteers are needed for a Work Party this Saturday, July 8, to help clean up Miller Creek:

Help remove invasive plant species and plant native species along Miller Creek. You will learn the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems, become familiar with local flora and noxious weeds, and gain valuable restoration work experience.

Free lunch is provided!

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul. 8

WHERE: Burien, along the Miller Creek trail, from the intersection of S. 144th St. and S 144th Way, walk south along S 144th Way, and turn right onto the trail. We’ll be on the right.

WHAT TO BRING: A filled water bottle. Please wear sturdy clothes that will protect you from the weather and thorny plants, and that you don’t mind getting dirty! Gloves, tools, and lunch, and refreshments are provided.

RSVP and Questions: Email or call Mary Eidmann with City of Burien: [email protected] or 206-248-5511.

All are welcome. No experience necessary. Training is provided.

We all can be good stewards of Miller and Walker Creeks
Over 70 percent of Burien sits within the Miller-Walker Creek Basin. Whether you live right next to the creeks or a mile away, your actions can help improve water quality and reduce stormwater pollution in the creeks and beyond. Good stewardship of our land and water not only protects the fish and wildlife that depend on it, but provides human benefits as well. By doing things in your own backyard to protect our watershed, you also enjoy a healthier home and yard for your children and pets.

About the Miller-Walker Basin Stewardship Program
The Miller-Walker Basin Stewardship Program is working to clean up and improve the health of Miller and Walker Creeks for ¬aquatic life, environmental health, and people. Additionally, the Program exists as a resource for information and assistance for community members about the health of the local environment and Puget Sound. Learn more about the program at: http://tinyurl.com/moua5h

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

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