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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]

Fox Creek Litter Removal & Ivy Control Is Sat. May 16th

Fox Creek Litter Removal & Ivy Control Is Sat. May 16th

Last fall, a hardy band of volunteers ventured down into the ravine beneath the Sylvester Road bridge in Normandy Park, where they worked to clear hundreds of pounds of garbage around Fox Creek, a tributary stream to Miller Creek. While these folks removed most of the trash, some remains, and more hardy souls are requested to help haul the rest of this garbage out this Saturday, May 16th between 9am and 11am.

There is also an abundance of invasive English ivy that has grown up many of the trees. If left unchecked, this invasive weed will kill the trees and deprive the stream of the benefits they provide. Volunteers will girdle the ivy at the base of the trees, greatly extending their lives.

So, once again the call goes out to watershed citizens who will brave the steep slopes of Fox Creek ravine to care for this ecological resource and improve water quality downstream…

Volunteer Cleanup Crew Makes Major Haul From Fox Creek

Volunteer Cleanup Crew Makes Major Haul From Fox Creek

Volunteers show off some of their haul from beneath the Sylvester Bridge in Normandy Park. From left to right: Clarke Brant (Normandy Park Councilmember), Colin Nardine, Dennis Clark, Andy Batcho, Jim... [Read more]

Help Clean Up Under The Sylvester Bridge Sat. Oct. 25th

Help Clean Up Under The Sylvester Bridge Sat. Oct. 25th

You know what lies under the Sylvester Bridge in Normandy Park? Did you know that there’s a creek down there? And um…this:Here’s a call for help from BTB friend and Miller/Walker Creek... [Read more]