MLK Jr. Day of Service at North Rose Hill Woodlands Park

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Celebrate MLK Jr. Day of Service with Green Kirkland Partnership!

Join the Green Kirkland Partnership and volunteer for a fun day of environmental stewardship at North Rose Hill Woodlands Park!

Volunteers will help restore critical habitat by removing invasive plants such as blackberry or ivy, planting native plants, and pitching-in with stewardship tasks like mulching and weeding. With your help, this park with have healthy and thriving natural areas for years to come!

North Rose Hill Woodlands Park is a 20-acre, City of Kirkland park featuring lush wetlands and mature conifer trees. The park provides superb wildlife habitat and is easy to explore with winding trails and boardwalks. Forbes Creek runs through the park, a waterway that drains a quarter of Kirkland’s total land area!

All experience levels and ages are welcome following the safety and event guidelines (see below). Tools and training are provided. Events are 100% outdoors and occur rain or shine! This event is led by City of Kirkland Parks staff.

For general information about what to expect at Green Kirkland events visit the ‘What to Expect Page'

How to register to volunteer:

Follow this link to our Eventbrite page for this event date to register to volunteer. 

Pre-registration is required for all participants to ensure we are following public health guidelines and have enough tools/space. There are no drop-in options at any event at this time.

After registering on Eventbrite, you will receive confirmation emails with safety information and important details about your event.

After registering on Eventbrite, you will receive confirmation emails with safety information and important details about your event.

What to Expect:

COVID-19 Safety Protocols:

To keep our community safe and healthy, event participants are required to follow these safety guidelines from the City of Kirkland:

  • Pre-registration is required (no drop-in's), and group size is limited.
  • Face coverings (masks) are required for the duration of the event.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to bring your own face coverings (masks) and work gloves.
  • Volunteers agree to self-screen for symptoms and exposure by reviewing the health self-assessment prior to the event. Volunteers will attest to completing the self-assessment at the start of the event, but no health information is collected.
  • Volunteers agree to follow all safety guidelines including physical distancing and cleaning procedures outlined by the event leader.


What to Bring and Wear:

  • Required:
    • Closed toed shoes (ex. tennis shoes, sneakers or boots but no sandals)
    • Face covering that follows CDC recommendations. Your mask should fit snugly over your nose and chin.
  • Recommended:
  • Clothes that can get dirty/muddy.
  • Long pants and long sleeves to protect against plants/abrasion.
  • Bring rain gear and war layers -OR- sun protection as needed.
  • Bring your own water and snacks.
  • Bring your own work/garden gloves.

Tools are provided. For more tips on what to bring and wear visit the ‘What to Expect Page’

Parking & Meeting Location:

Street parking is available on NE 100th St along the north boundary of the park. Look for signs directing volunteers to the meeting location at the gazebo area. Maps on this website are to guide you to the park and not specific to meeting location.

Youth Volunteering:

Minors under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult who will remain onsite and supervise the minor for the duration of the event.

Youth ages 14 to 17 must either be accompanied by an adult or bring a signed youth waiver form. The youth waiver form can be found here(PDF, 79KB).

Court-ordered/mandated service options are limited. If this applies to you, visit the ‘What to Expect Page'.

When

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

9703 NE Juanita Dr,  98034  View Map

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