You are invited to participate in a forest restoration work party on a Friday. Please spread the word--this is a good opportunity for individuals, businesses, and schools to conduct community service during a week day. Please note that you need to bring your own lunch. You are welcome to join Green Kirkland Partnership volunteers at Watershed Park where EarthCorps will provide guidance to remove harmful invasive plants.
Date: FRIDAY June 15
Time: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Place: Watershed Park 112th Avenue NE Entrance (5000 block of 112th Ave. NE, South of NE 53rd Street, Kirkland). Directions are given below.
Suitable for: Adults, Teens, and Families. Minors under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Youth 14 to 17 years should be accompanied by an adult, or bring a signed waiver form , or a parent/guardian to sign you in. Youth waiver forms can be obtained in advance from the City or EarthCorps websites.
Tools: EarthCorps and Kirkland Parks will provide tools and equipment.
Sign up: Please sign up at the EarthCorps website. Advance sign up is important for planning purposes; however, volunteers who show up on the day are also welcome. Please contact Chris LaPointe if you have questions about the event, email@example.com.
What to Bring
Sturdy shoes or boots
Work gloves if you have your own (we also provide them)
Layers of comfortable clothing
Rain gear (if needed)
Directions to Watershed Park (5000 block of 112th Ave. NE, South of NE 53rd Street, Kirkland 98033):
From 520: Take the 108th Avenue NE Exit. Merge onto 108th Ave. If coming from the west, merge onto 108th Ave NE. If coming from the east, turn right onto 108th Ave NE. Go straight on 108th Ave NE. Turn right/east on NE 53th St after B.E.S.T. High School. Turn right/south on 112th Ave NE and registration is at the end of this road. Park along 112th Ave.
From 405: Take exit 17 towards NE 70th Pl. Turn left (west) onto NE 72nd Pl (becomes NE 68th St). After 0.4 mile, turn left onto 108th Ave. NE. After 0.8 mile turn left onto NE 53rd St. Take a right/south onto 112th Ave NE and registration is at the end of this road. Park along 112th Ave.