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North SeaTac Park - Fifth Sunday at North …05/29/2022
Help transform a forest. North SeaTac Park is a 200+ urban oasis under the flight paths of SeaTac Airport. The trees here clean, quiet, and cool the air - true guardians of the community!
We'll be working in a corner of the park, under towering poplars and Douglas Fir, that was almost completely overrun with ivy that carpeted the ground and climbed the tree trunks until we began to transform it in early 2021. On Green SeaTac Day this fall, volunteers planted white pine, cedar, snowberries, fringe cup and more on the newly-cleared land here.
At this event, we'll continue to expand the cleared zone into adjoining areas and perhaps turn our attention to removing ivy from the trunks and around the base of nearby trees. This is work that matters!
Open to the public
All ages OK
11 out of 20 volunteers registered.
What to Bring
Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes, long sleeves and pants. Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Hats are recommended. Rain gear may be needed. Bring gardening gloves or hand tools (clippers especially), if you have them. No worries if not - we'll have some for you to use. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we won't have bottled water or snacks, so bring what you need!
Where to Meet
Meet in the park at the NE corner of Des Moines Memorial Dr. S. and S. 136th St. in SeaTac. If you arrive after the event starts, we're about 100 - 150 yards down a dirt trail into the trees (not the paved trail). Lat/Long can be entered into Google maps: 47°28'57.1"N 122°18'45.5"W. Or call Noemie at 253-653-6028
Where to Park
There's parking on S. 136th St. right near the meeting place. Additional parking within sight across S.136th St. by the ballfield is also usually available. If coming by bus, the 132 stops on DMMDS near 136th.