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International Coastal Cleanup will be at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Sept. 15

International Coastal Cleanup will be at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Sept. 15

Volunteers are needed for an International Coastal Cleanup, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Seahurst Park. Here’s more from our friends at the Environmental Science... [Read more]

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22 for an Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration and clean-up event at Seahurst Park from 9 a.m. – Noon. “Join us for a park clean-up and a tree planting in... [Read more]

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Join the Burien Lions Club and Environmental Science Center for some spring cleaning on the beach and on the trails of Seahurst Park on Earth Day – Saturday, April 22. This Open House & Clean-Up... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help clean Burien at ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday, April 30

Volunteers needed to help clean Burien at ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday, April 30

Volunteers are needed to roll up their sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during the city’s annual ‘Clean Sweep,’ starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, and sponsored by Recology... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

Volunteers needed for work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

Several local residents who are “tired of bad things happening in Burien” are putting together a work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday, Nov. 8, and volunteers are needed! Volunteers... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Seahurst Park this Saturday, Sept. 25th, from 10am – Noon. Work will happen at the top area of the North Maintenance Road, and volunteers are asked to meet... [Read more]

Help Rid Seahurst Park Of Invasive Ivy Saturday 10am-Noon

Help Rid Seahurst Park Of Invasive Ivy Saturday 10am-Noon

This Saturday (Sept. 26th) there will be an “Adopt-A-Park Work Party,” supported by both the Burien Parks Department and the Environmental Science Center at Seahurst Park’s South Shelter... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday’s Fox Creek Clean Up

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday’s Fox Creek Clean Up

On Saturday (May 16th), a dozen volunteers from Burien and Normandy Park descended into the sun-dappled depths of the Fox Creek ravine on the Burien/Normandy Park city boundary on a mission that didn’t... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Both Burien And Des Moines Get Cleaned Up

PHOTOS: Both Burien And Des Moines Get Cleaned Up

Saturday morning (4/25), both the cities of Burien and Des Moines were overtaken by eager and helpful volunteers, young and old alike, wearing orange vests and gloves, filling up their trash bags for a day of group clean up.

In Burien, the annual “Clean Sweep” kicked off at 8am with approximately 400 volunteers, including at least 200 from Iglesia Ni Cristo Church, lead by Ronel’ Ibanez, who fittingly won the grand prize of a mountain bike in the raffle (look for him in the first slideshow below); here are some pics taken by Scott Schaefer:

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In Des Moines, Photographer Michael Brunk was on the scene, and he captured some great moments of Destination Des Moines’ annual Clean Up, as evidenced in this slideshow:

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Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

The City of Burien and Volunteers for Outdoor Washington is having an “Earth Day In May” clean-up celebration at Seahurst Park this Saturday, May 31st, from 9am to 12:30pm: Meet and sign-in... [Read more]