Codiga Park: Duwamish River Restoration in Tukwila


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Cause Areas

When

Fri Dec 09, 2016, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

12535 50th Place STukwila, WA 98178


About

ABOUT THIS EVENT:
Join EarthCorps and the City of Tukwila as we continue to work in the Codiga Park natural area on the Duwamish River. This former dairy farm is now part park and part tidal wetland that provides shelter and food for wildlife like ospreys, great blue herons, bald eagles and juvenile salmon. Since 2008, the riverbank has been cleared of invasive weeds and planted with native plants. EarthCorps’ Sound Stewards monitor and maintain Codiga monthly to promote healthy native plants. Work alongside Sound Stewards to ensure the success of the Codiga Park restoration site!

THE BASICS:
EarthCorps supplies gloves, tools, water, light refreshments and volunteer education. We will provide everything you need to know about tool use and safety, forest health, information on the park, and the importance of the work you’ll be doing. No prior experience necessary, just come ready to learn something new!


WHAT WILL WE BE DOING?
In order to help create healthy forests, we focus on removing aggressive weeds (like English Ivy or Himalayan Blackberry), maintaining areas where these weeds have been removed, and planting trees and shrubs during the rainy season.


YOUTH:
All unaccompanied volunteers between the ages of 14 and 17 must bring a filled out Youth Waiver the day of the event. Youth under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Gardening
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 hours

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