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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Earthcorps - Great Work and Great Choices

So much to do and so little time. But fortunately Earthcorps is there to muster help and muscle from all over the region and the world. They have the expertise, energy and training to help your community deal with projects to restore the natural environment.

Earthcorps has already done some cool work here in Shoreline at Cromwell Park, RB Saltwater Park and Paramount Park (steps).

Earthcorps Workparty at Cromwell Park
Designer Peg Gaynor and Shoreline Councilmember Chris Roberts Pitch In

Below find their April Volunteer Calendar for ideas. Also many events going on in Shoreline area.

Stay tuned!

Volunteer Calendar

Help EarthCorps "Build Global Community through Local Environmental Service!" In this photo Safeco helps EarthCorps restore Dr. Jose Rizal Park on Beacon Hill in Seattle. Start today and sign up for events below.
Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and to make new friends. EarthCorps provides volunteer opportunities for individuals and/or groups to work on trails, remove invasive plants, and plant native species. See photos and read volunteer reviews on our sample events page.
Need to complete Service Learning hours for school credit? Get started today by signing up for one or several of the events listed below in our Volunteer Calendar.
EarthCorps supplies gloves, tools, water, light refreshments and a talk that covers safety, the park you are working in, forest structure, environmental restoration and the overview of the project. We suggest that volunteers dress in layers of older clothes that include long pants, long sleeve shirt and a jacket. Durable footwear such as work boots, hiking boots or running shoes are recommended for these events. These events take place rain or shine so please come prepared for the weather. Bring a lunch if you would like as well as a water bottle and a coffee cup/travel mug for refreshments.
Transportation to EarthCorps Volunteer events:
We encourage volunteers to carpool or utilize public transportation to our events.
You can use King County Metro Online to plan your trip.
Individuals and/or organizations interested in participating in volunteer events can contact Chris LaPointe, Volunteer Program Manager at or 206-322-9296 ext. 217. If you are interested in volunteering around the office send and e-mail to
Listed below are upcoming EarthCorps volunteer events. Click on the title of a Volunteer Event to get more information.

APRIL 2010

Saturday, April 10

Woodland Park

Urban Forest Restoration: Phinney Ridge/Seattle
We're sorry - this event is full
Saturday, April 10

Ellis Pond

Urban Forest Restoration: Mercer Island
Saturday, April 10

Admiral Way

Urban Forest Restoration: West Seattle
Saturday, April 17

West Duwamish Greenbelt: Duwamish Alive! Earth Day Event

Forest Restoration in West Seattle
Saturday, April 17

Kiwanis Wildlife Corridor

Environmental Restoration: Magnolia
Saturday, April 24

Golden Gardens: Global Youth Service Day

Urban Forest Restoration: Ballard/North Seattle
Saturday, April 24

Juanita Bay Park: Green Kirkland Partnership Event!

Urban forest restoration: Kirkland
Saturday, April 24

Clarke Beach

Urban Forest Restoration: Mercer Island
Saturday, April 24

Dumas Bay: Goodbye Ivy, Hello Trees!

Habitat Restoration in Federal Way
Saturday, April 24

Dash Point State Park: Goodbye Ivy, Hello Trees!

Habitat Restoration in Federal Way
Saturday, April 24

Poverty Bay Park: Goodbye Ivy, Hello Trees

Habitat Restoration in Federal Way

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