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Volunteer to restore Kirkland forest during Martin Luther King Day of service

Green Kirkland Partnership - Contributed
Green Kirkland Partnership
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Do something great on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21, and volunteer to restore the forest at Carillon Woods in Kirkland. A Washington Conservation Corps crew and a Green Kirkland steward will show you how to remove harmful invasive plants.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at Carillon Woods, 5429 106th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. Please arrive early to find parking and allow time for sign-in.

The event is suitable for adults, teens, and families. Minors under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Youth 14 to 17 years must be accompanied by an adult, or bring a signed city waiver form, or a parent/guardian to sign you in.

Dress for the weather and wear layers of comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes or boots. Bring work gloves if you have your own (they will also be provided).

Please sign up at greenkirkland@kirklandwa.gov. Advance sign up is important for planning purposes; however, volunteers who show up on the day are also welcome. For questions about the event please contact greenkirkland@kirklandwa.gov. Day of event phone: 360-742-8760.

The event is sponsored by The Urban Forestry Restoration Project, administered by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Urban and Community Forestry Program.

 

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