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Habitat Restoration Work Party at Point Defiance Park, 6/29/24, 9am-noon!

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ORGANIZATION: Metro Parks Tacoma

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Help remove pesky blackberries trying to take over this important spot in the park! Meet near the old "Bear Grotto" to cut down and dig out invasive species to help make room for more beneficial plants to grow! We couldn’t do it without you! Earn community service hours, have fun, and give back by helping remove invasive species behind the Bear Grotto!

All tools, work gloves, and training will be provided! Rain or shine! All ages and abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact desiree.kennedy@tacomaparks.com

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About Metro Parks Tacoma


5400 N Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98407, US

Mission Statement

The CHIP-in! program with Metro Parks Tacoma was designed so community members could take an active role in helping to maintain and revitalize local parks and natural areas. "Chip in" by investing your time and talents to help improve parks and green spaces, protect neighborhood buildings and promote a healthy environment while also building a stronger community.


Metro Parks Tacoma is a CAPRA-accredited, independent park district that leads efforts to build a healthy, sustainable community.

Metro Parks Tacoma offers a variety of experiences on its 2,905 acres:

  • Two AZA-accredited zoos
  • An old-growth forest inside 760-acre Point Defiance Park
  • Sports complexes, pools and spraygrounds
  • Community centers
  • A marina on Puget Sound
  • An accredited living history museum
  • 87 miles of trails
  • Nine community gardens
  • A golf course
  • A Victorian-style conservatory inside an arboretum
  • and hundreds of program offerings in sports, arts, and more.


Animals, Community, Environment


Sat Jun 29, 2024
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


5400 North Pearl StreetTacoma, WA 98407




  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Group


  • 3 hours

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