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Duwamish Alive! Fall Event
October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm| FREE
Join us in Restoring the Health of our River and its Watershed this Fall!
Join our partners as a volunteer to make a positive impact within our community while learning about our local environment. Volunteer opportunities vary widely throughout the watershed, removing debris; planting native plants and removing invasive weeds in a variety of habitats which include a natural bog, sites along the river or in our urban forests. FOR VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION Click Below On ” Find out more”
There are still opportunities to help restore the Duwamish River this fall with our coalition partners at the following sites: (click on site for information and to register)
- Pigeon Point Park, W. Seattle with Nature Consortium
- Longfellow Creek at Brandon Street, W. Seattle with King Conservation District
- Longfellow Creek, W. Seattle with EarthCorps
- Roxhill Bog, W. Seattle with Friends of Roxhill Bog volunteer info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hamm Creek, Point Rediscovery with DIRT Corps
- Duwamish Substation, South Park with EarthCorps
- T107, Seattle, Duwamish River with DRCC
- Kayak River Cleanup at T107 with Puget Soundkeepers
- Herrings House Park, Seattle, Duwamish River with Green Seattle Partnership
- Duwamish Hill Preserve, Tukwila with Forterra
- North Wind’s Weir, Tukwila, Duwamish River with EarthCorps
- Duwamish Shoreline Challenge, Tukwila, Duwamish River with Forterra
This year DuwamishAlive! will focus watershed restoration efforts along Longfellow Creek in West Seattle from its headwaters at Roxhill Bog, to Brandon Street Natural Area through to Pigeon Point Park. Longfellow Creek is Seattle’s second largest salmon-bearing creek flowing directly into the Duwamish River. Each year 60-100% of salmon in Longfellow Creek die before they get the chance to spawn due to pollution from heavy stormwater runoff and threatened habitat. Our goal is to improve the water quality within the Longfellow Creek watershed by establishing natural stormwater systems throughout critical areas and improving the native habitat.