Urban Forest Restoration at South Rose Hill Park


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

Pre-registration is requested for all Green Kirkland 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, Luci.

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 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. Summary of current requirements as of March 12, 2022:

  • Face coverings are optional at outdoor Green Kirkland stewardship events. We welcome and encourage volunteers to bring and wear a face covering, especially at times when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • 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. Link to Center for Disease Control Covid Symptoms Page.
  • Physical distancing of six feet or greater is recommended and typically achievable at events.
  • 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 may or may not be wearing face coverings. Please be respectful of the choices made by all volunteers. Groups, such as companies or schools, may have more extensive requirements for their own participants.

What to Bring and Wear:


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


  • 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:

Please meet by the bathrooms at the south of the park. This park is very walk and bike friendly, but if those are not options for you, there are several parking spaces available at the north of the park. Neighborhood street parking is also available.

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. Any youth volunteer under 14 not attending with their parent/guardian must also bring a complete Youth and Individual Service Agreement singed by a parent/guardian (see below).

Youth under age 18 to age 14 must either be accompanied by an adult or bring a signed youth waiver form. Fill out the Youth Service agreement online and bring a copy to your event. Visit the Green Kirkland "What to Expect page" for full details for volunteers under age 18.

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


  • Sunday, October 03, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 17, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 31, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 14, 2021 | 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 21, 2021 | 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 24, 2021 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 28, 2021 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Sunday, January 02, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, January 16, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, January 30, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 20, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 15, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


South Rose Hill Park

12730 NE 72nd St, Kirkland, 98033, View Map

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