Stewardship Saturdays at Juanita Bay Park

Next date: Saturday, November 06, 2021 | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Group of Volunteers

Join the Green Kirkland Partnership and volunteer for a fun day of environmental stewardship at Juanita Bay Park!

Pre-registration is requested for all Green Kirkland events.

Face coverings: Please bring and wear a face covering at times when physical distancing cannot be maintained at outdoor stewardship events.

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!

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 Green Kirkland Steward, Jan.

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. Please note, registration is currently closed for the December event dates.

Pre-registration is requested for all participants to ensure we are following public health guidelines and have enough tools/space.

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

What to Expect:

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:

Green Kirkland stewardship events follow a City of Kirkland approved COVID-19 safety plan. As of September 3, 2021:

  • Face coverings: Please bring and wear a face covering at times when physical distancing cannot be maintained at outdoor stewardship events.
  • Pre-registration is requested from participants. Event leaders may elect to allow non-registered participants (e.g. drop-in) to sign the roster and participate at the event on a site by site basis.
  • Health self-screening has been simplified: Please stay home if you do not feel well or have any Covid or flu-like symptoms.
  • Physical distancing of six feet or greater is recommended and typically achievable at events. Please wear a face covering when distancing is not possible.
  • Tool sharing is permitted when needed. Gardening gloves should always be worn when handling all tools.
  • Cleaning supplies or staff assistance for cleaning is available upon request.
  • Hand sanitizer or a hand washing facility is available onsite.

As an event volunteer, please be aware that you may be around other volunteers, leaders or park users who are not wearing face coverings. Groups such as companies or schools may have more extensive requirements for their participants.

What to Bring and Wear:

Required:

  • Wear Closed toed shoes (ex. tennis shoes, sneakers or boots but no sandals)

Recommended:

  • Clothes that can get dirty/muddy.
  • Long pants and long sleeves to protect against plants/abrasion.
  • Bring rain gear and warm 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:

Parking is available in the main Juanita Bay parking lot. Meet at the picnic tables near the boardwalk.

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 under age 18 to age 14 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

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 09, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, November 06, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, November 20, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 11, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location

Juanita Open Space 1

102nd PL NE and NE 122nd ST, Kirkland 98034  View Map

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