Projects, Events & Workshops - Volunteers Needed!
Community Service Hours earned for King County
Beginning in 2015: Weekdays & Saturdays, 10:00 am to 5:00 PM.
Blackberry removal at Lake Boren Park in Newcastle, WA 13058 SE 84th Way · Newcastle, WA 98056 . Contact Grace Stiller 425.228.7927 to sign-up and for details.
February 21, Saturday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Blackberry Removal at Bartrum Station. Map Location: at the intersection of May Creek Park Drive and 124th Ave SE, Newcastle, WA 98056
February 28, Saturday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. King Conservation District Bare Root Plant Sale. Weed Warriors host information and activity booth. Volunteers needed. KCD Office Parking lot - 1107 SW Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057
March 21st, Saturday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM . Help make Hippie Neckalces and Headbands for Earth Day – Newcastle King County Library on Newcastle Way.
April 11th, Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Poster Project for Newcastle Earth Day. Newcastle King County Library on Newcastle Way, large conference room.
April 18: Newcastle Earth Day 2015, Saturday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
May 9th, Satruday.: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Presentation on noxious weeds at North Bend Library with Snoqulamie Valley Master Gardeners.
May TBD: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.National Wildlife Certification for Newcastle – Information Table at the KCLS Library
May 2015 Date TBD: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Wild Edibles presentation by Reed Ingalls at the King County Library, Newcastle Branch.
June 6th, Saturday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM National Trails Day Walk for Wildlife. Meet at Lake Boren Park.
July Date TBA: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Tansy Bio Control Project – depending on tansy growth
Sept 19, 2015 Saturday: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Knotweed Workshop 2015 with City of Newcastle and King County Noxious Weed Control Program. Location: Fire Station #9 on Newcastle Way.
Sept 2015 Date TBA: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Environmental Education Week with City of Bellevue
October 2015 Date TBA: Tree Planting with City of Newcastle
November or Dec, 2015 Date TBA: KCD Nursery Weeding. Your volunteer hours turn into trees for our restoration projects.
Past Projects in 2015
January 10th and 11th, Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Project includes weed removal and restoration of the Riverton Heights Prayer Garden at the Fellowship Bible Church in Tukwila, WA. Map 15880 Military Rd So. Tukwila WA 98188. Community Service hours earned with King County.
Beginning January 19th: 10:00 am to 5:00 PM Weekdays. Blackberry removal at Lake Boren Park in Newcastle, WA Lake Boren Park 13058 SE 84th Way · Newcastle, WA 98056 Community Service Hours earned for King County.
View Lake Boren Park Map and Directions.
For Sign-Up & Details: Contact Grace Stiller 425.228.7927
January 23rd, Friday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Weeding at the King Conservation District nursery. Your volunteer hours turn into trees for our restoration plantings. Location: Map the Nursery is just off of Grady Way to the north on Longacres Drive SW. Park by the chain link fence at the entrance.