Volunteers are needed for a forest restoration event on Saturday, Jan. 10 at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park. “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 native forest and its wildlife inhabitants,” said Elissa Ostergaard, Miller-Walker Basin Steward. No experience is necessary, and coffee, gloves, and tools will be provided. REGISTER NOW The event will be cancelled if there are less than 8 attendees – to register, please email [email protected] or call 206-477-4792. WHEN: Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to Noon WHERE: Walker Preserve park, SW. 168th St. and 2nd Ave. SW. in Normandy Park, up the road from Normandy Park City Hall. 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.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please plan ahead – this park does NOT have a restroom. WHAT:
  • We will select a dense patch of English ivy and remove it from trees and pull roots out of the ground.
WHAT TO 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.
Sign up 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 Happy Holidays!
Elissa Ostergaard Miller-Walker Basin Steward King County Water and Land Resources Division 201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 477-4792
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