Green Kirkland Partnership Forest Restoration Saturday, August 14 Cotton Hill Park

The following letter is from the Green Kirkland Partnership:

Please join the Highlands Neighborhood and other volunteers for a forest restoration work party!   Healthy forests have many positive functions, including increased human health and well-being, and improved habitat for beneficial wildlife.  An EarthCorps crew will be leading invasive plant removal activities.

Date: Saturday August 14 Time: 9 a.m. until Noon

Place: Cotton Hill Park (110th Ave NE & NE 98th St., Kirkland). Directions are given below or on the right.

Refreshments will be sponsored by park neighbors and EarthCorps.

Tools and instruction will be provided.

Suitable for: Adults, Teens, Families. Minors under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Minors 14 to 17 years should be accompanied by an adult, or bring a signed waiver form, or a parent/guardian to sign you in. Youth waiver forms can be obtained in advance from the City website or through EarthCorps.

Please sign up at the EarthCorps website. Advance signup is important for planning purposes. However, volunteers who show up on the day are also welcome. Please contact project manager Chris LaPointe if you have questions about the event,chris@earthcorps.org, 206-322-9296 x217.

Continuing the Green Kirkland Partnership is made possible through a grant from King Conservation District. For more information on the Partnership please check out the city'sGreen Kirkland web page and Cascade Land Conservancy's web page.

Sincerely,

Karen Story, Green Kirkland Steward, Highlands Neighborhood

Sharon Rodman, Kirkland Parks & Community Services

Lina Rose and Chris LaPointe, EarthCorps

Other Upcoming Green Kirkland Restoration Events:

Sat August 14, Kiwanis Park, 9 to noon, contact Carol Lee Power, carolpower@verizon.net

Sat August 28, Juanita Bay Park, 9 to noon, contact Native Plant Stewards, JBRollers@gmail.com

Sat September 11, Kiwanis Park, 9 to noon, contact Carol Lee Power, carolpower@verizon.net

Friday September 24, Day of Caring, Carillon Woods, 9:30am to 2pm, sign up at EarthCorps website