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Join us as we slowly again start caring for our lands and waters of our Green-Duwamish watershed and its river.  With the easing of Covid restrictions, we will be holding our Spring Duwamish Alive! event with a limited number of sites and volunteering opportunities along with a FREE tree give away.  The following sites have volunteer openings, click through to the registration form or contact the provided email:

Heron’s Nest , Delridge West Seattle   Duwamish Tribe & Shared Spaces   Volunteers will be weeding, mulching, planting and helping Seattle Tool Library build needed items.

Riverbend South, Tukwila   DIRT Corps Email: info@thedirtcorps.com

North Wind’s Weir,  Tukwila   Seattle City Light    Email Info@DuwamishAlive.org

Fort Dent location 1, Tukwila  Forterra & Tukwila Parks     10:00 – 11:30

Fort Dent location 2, Tukwila   Forterra & Tukwila Parks      10:00 – 11:30

FREE TREE Give Away    Dirt Corps  & Nature Conservancy  10:00 – 2:00   Equinox Studios  6555 – 5th Ave S.  Seattle 98108   Georgetown

Dirt Corps is giving away native trees to plant in your yard which will provide shade, reduce stormwater runoff into our streams and river, help clean the air and provide year round beauty.  Experts will be on hand to help you choose the right tree for your yard and tastes while also giving you instruction on planting and caring for it.  A water bag is also provided to reduce watering time during the summer.  The trees are in 1 to 5 gallon pots and include:

Shrubs – Vine Maple, California Wax Myrtle,

Small trees – Douglas Maple, Cascara

Deciduous Trees – Oregon Ash, Garry Oak,

Conifers – Jeffrey Pine, Shore Pine, Grand Fir, Western Red Cedar

Supplies are limited, so arrive early for the best selection!     Just drive up, indicate which tree you would like, sign the receipt, DIRT Corps members will load your tree, and off you go.  You don’t even need to get out of your vehicle!      Spanish translator will be available.

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