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Community Tree Planting Work Party

Jan 25, 2020
Date/Time
Jan 25, 2020
Type/Amenities
Family Friendly

You’re invited! Community Tree Planting Work Party

Join SEA Airport and community members to get muddy as we plant native vegetation near Des Moines Creek on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 25. Participants will plant nearly 700 trees and shrubs at a site previously overtaken by invasive blackberry and ivy. The trees planted will increase native forest cover with a native shrub understory.

The planting event is part of the Port of Seattle’s airport land stewardship program and is an opportunity to engage with other community members invested in protecting and restoring urban forests.

When: Saturday, Jan. 25, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Park at the visitor lot for the SCORE Jail (20817 17th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198) and follow walking path indicated on map below to meeting point.

RSVP: Please RSVP here by Friday, Jan. 24. If you have questions, please email beyer.j@portseattle.org.

Supplies: The Port will provide snacks, gloves, and tools. Clothes and shoes appropriate for working outdoors in winter weather are recommended (waterproof boots, rain coat and pants, and warm layers). This event is family friendly and no experience is necessary.

Visit the environment overview site to learn more about the Port’s commitment to reduce the impacts of development and protect our natural resources.

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Follow walking path indicated on map below to meeting point.

 

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