Past Projects & Events – 2020

January 2020

January 20, 2020 Sat 10 AM – 2 PM.

  • Mathison Park with Untied Way and T-Mobile PNW for blackberry removal at a previous earth day site in Mathison Park.

January 21, 2020 Sat 10 AM – 12 PM.

  • Mathison Park event with Big Picture Highline High School volunteers.

January 25, 2020 Sat

  • This planting event is part of the Port of Seattle’s airport land stewardship program and is an opportunity to engage with other community members invested in protecting and restoring urban forests. When: Saturday, January 25 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon Where: Park in the visitor lot of the SCORE Jail 20817 17th Ave S Des Moines, WA 98198 Follow the walking path indicated on the map to the meeting point.January 25, 2020 Sat @ 9:30 am12:00 pm
    20817 17th Ave S Des Moines, WA 98198

February 2020

February 15, 2020 Sat

  • We’re hosting an information table at Burien Bird Fest with the Environmental Science Center and the City of Burien at the Burien Community Center. We’ll present native plants that provide bird habitat and food, like nectar, seeds, cones, and berries, and also shelter plants, like ferns and shrubs essential for a backyard wildlife habitat. Volunteers are welcome to help host and earn community service hours. February 15, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

February 27th, Thursday evening

  • Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees and other Wildlife Habitat – Wildlife Habitats with David Mizejewski in the Eagle Landing Room of the Burien Community Center * Additional field trip on Saturday for those interested: February 29th Field Trip/Work Party in the native plant or rain garden * 10:00-12:30 PM Location at the New Start Community Garden located at the New Start High School in the Highline School District, 614 SW 120th St, Burien, WA 98146

February 29th, Saturday

  • Field Trip/Work Party in the native plant or rain garden * 10:00-12:30 PM Location at the New Start Community Garden located at the New Start High School in the Highline School District, 614 SW 120th St, Burien, WA 98146 *Youths must be accompanied with their parent or responsible adult – Green infrastructure is an approach to water management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle to help restore health to Puget Sound waters. Rain gardens and other stormwater management systems for homes and buildings are effective, economical, and enhance wildlife habitat and quality of life for all. Planting native plants and creating rain gardens is a big part of the solution to creating a resilient Puget Sound.

March 2020

March 7, 2020 Sat

  • Habitat Stewards help with the Highline School District Wildlife Habitat Native Plant and Rain Grace on March 7th, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tour of the Garden comes first. Why rain gardens? Rain Gardens are an important approach to water management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle to help restore health to Puget Sound waters. Rain gardens and other stormwater management systems for homes and buildings are effective, economical, and enhance wildlife habitat and quality of life for all. Planting native plants and creating rain gardens is a big part of the solution to creating a resilient Puget Sound. March 7, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    New Start High School, 614 SW 120th St, Seattle, WA 98146, USA

March 13, 2020 Fri

  • Volunteers needs to help with the 2020 Native Plant Pre-packaging. The Sale and Community Fair happens on Saturday March 14, 2020, 10:00am to 3:00pm Location: Tukwila Community Center. Contact Grace at 206.795.5783. Volunteers are needed to help bag plant orders for the Saturday Sale. March 13, 2020 Fri @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

March 14, 2020 Sat

  • Potting up bare-root plants as a community service activity with the Habitat Stewards, Timebankers, and other volunteers. Contact Grace if attending 206.795.5783 March 14, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    13257 5th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98146, USA

March 20, 2020 Fri

  • Cancelled due to COVID-19 virus concerns – Volunteer with the Weed Warriors at the King Conservation District Nursery off of Grady Way on Longacres Drive in Renton, WA. When you arrive make sure to sign-in for the organization WWs, so your credit goes to our account. Together we earn tress credits for projects. Thanks! March 20, 2020 Fri @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

March 28, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Warriors, Nature Stewards Board Meeting – Propose Bird Suet cakes for potential fundraiser idea March 28, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Newcastle, WA

April 2020

April 22, 2020 Wed. Earth Day Celebration and Rally with Students at the New Start Community Garden – Cancelled due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements – Sustainable Gardening for Climate Action – 614 SW 120th St. Burien, WA

May 2020

May 2, 2020 Sat

  • Yes, we are open, but keeping the social distancing requirement of 6 feet apart. Community Gardens are deemed as essential service, so we are open to volunteers helping in the garden. First Saturday of each month work party at New Start Community Garden. Earn Timebank hours with the Nature Stewards. Gloves and tools provided. Tasks include weeding, watering, deadheading flowers, mulching, etc. May 2, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    614 SW 120th St. Burien, WA

May 7, 2020 Thu

  • First day of the Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth May 7, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

May 9, 2020 Sat

  • Cancelled – Tukwila Wildlife Festival – Volunteers needed help to host, set up at 8 AM and take down booth. Event is 10 AM – 3 PM May 9, 2020 Sat @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Tukwila Community Center 12424 42nd Ave S. Tukwila, WA 98168
  • Volunteer at the New Start Community Garden, 614 SW 120th St, Burien, WA 98146. Bring your your own water bottle and gloves, if you have them. Wear a mask, and dress for the weather. We are social distancing. The garden is large, 1.6 acres, so working apart in separate areas is possible. Meet in the parking lot at 10 am. Work parties last 2 hours. We appreciate your help. May 9, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

May 11, 2020 Mon

  • Monthly Board Meetings are now held by Zoom, due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Contact Grace if you’d like to be present. May 11, 2020 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

May 14, 2020 Thu

  • First day of the Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth May 14, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

May 16, 2020 Sat

  • Plant sales fundraiser at Stiller house. By appointment. We are social distancing. Wear a mask and gloves. Credit Card accepted. 13257 5th Ave. SW Burien, WA. Call for appointment. May 16, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

May 17, 2020 Sun

  • Plant sales fundraiser at Stiller house. By appointment. We are social distancing. Wear a mask and gloves. Credit Card accepted. 13257 5th Ave. SW Burien, WA. Call for appointment. May 17, 2020 Sun @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

May 18, 2020 Mon

  • Plant sales fundraiser at Stiller house. By appointment. We are social distancing. Wear a mask and gloves. Credit Card accepted. 13257 5th Ave. SW Burien, WA. Call for appointment. May 18, 2020 Mon @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

May 21, 2020 Thu

  • Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth May 21, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

May 28, 2020 Thu

  • Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth May 28, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

June 2020

June 4, 2020 Thu

  • Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth June 4, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

June 6, 2020 Sat

  • Yes, we are open, but keeping the social distancing requirement of 6 feet apart. Community Gardens are deemed as essential service, so we are open to volunteers helping in the garden. First Saturday of each month work party at New Start Community Garden. Earn Timebank hours with the Nature Stewards. Gloves and tools provided. Tasks include weeding, watering, deadheading flowers, mulching, etc. June 6, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    614 SW 120th St. Burien, WA

June 8, 2020 Mon

  • Monthly Board Meetings are now held by Zoom, due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Contact Grace if you’d like to be present. June 8, 2020 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

June 11, 2020 Thu

  • Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth June 11, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

June 13, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Warrior Fundraiser Plant Sale June 13, 2020 Sat @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    13257 5th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98146

June 18, 2020 Thu

  • Burien Farmer’s Market – volunteers needed to help host information and native plant booth June 18, 2020 Thu @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Burien City Hall plaza

July 2020

July 4, 2020 Sat

  • Yes, we are open, but keeping the social distancing requirement of 6 feet apart. Community Gardens are deemed as essential service, so we are open to volunteers helping in the garden. First Saturday of each month work party at New Start Community Garden. Earn Timebank hours with the Nature Stewards. Gloves and tools provided. Tasks include weeding, watering, deadheading flowers, mulching, etc. July 4, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    614 SW 120th St. Burien, WA

July 11, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. July 11, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle

July 13, 2020 Mon

  • Monthly Board Meetings are now held by Zoom, due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Contact Grace if you’d like to be present. July 13, 2020 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

July 18, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. July 18, 2020 Sat @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

July 25, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. July 25, 2020 Sat @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

August 2020

August 8, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. August 8, 2020 Sat @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

August 10, 2020 Mon

  • Monthly Board Meetings are now held by Zoom, due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Contact Grace if you’d like to be present. August 10, 2020 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

August 15, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. August 15, 2020 Sat @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

August 22, 2020 Sat

  • Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. August 22, 2020 Sat @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

August 29, 2020 Sat

  • Last Weed Removal Project at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. August 29, 2020 Sat @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.

August 30, 2020 Sun

  • Weed Warriors Project – Intern Graduation and Certificates Presented at Camp Second Chance. Volunteers welcome, but we are social distancing and a mask is required. August 30, 2020 Sun @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    9701 Myers Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Gloves and tools provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Masks must be worn, and social distancing protocols followed. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle.