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Duwamish Waterway Park Habitat Project

PROJECT INFORMATION
7900 10th Avenue S.

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PROJECT STATUS

EVENTS:

VOLUNTEER EVENT!
On Earth Day, April 22, 2006, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Seattle Parks is hosting a work party volunteer event to help with planting native vegetation.

Watch this space for more information about possible future volunteer opportunities at Duwamish Waterway Park!

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Joe Neiford, Sr. Landscape Architect
Seattle Parks and Recreation
800 Maynard Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98134
206-684-4119
This project is part of a larger collaborative effort to restore the Lower Duwamish River, and will focus mainly on improving its shoreline habitat. The project is timed to coincide with projects planned throughout April, which is Earth Month.
LOCATION
7900 10th Avenue S.
BUDGET
$40,000-50,000 including in-kind donations

This project is funded primarily through the King Conservation Corps; People for Puget Sound and EarthCorps, and by Seattle Parks' Neighborhood Response Fund.
SCHEDULE
Planning:Winter, 2006
Design:Early Spring, 2006
Construction:Throughout April, 2006
Completion:By Summer, 2006
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Seattle Parks and Recreation has partnered with People for Puget Sound, Green Seattle, and EarthCorps/King County's Wastewater Treatment Division to complete the Duwamish Waterway Park Habitat Project.

The goals of this project goals include:

- improving the shoreline and estuarine environment for salmon and other marine life;
- providing more and improved habitat for birds;
- increasing the usage of this park by the community;
- increasing stewardship of this park within the community;
- restoring the cultural and natural elements of the Lower Duwamish River; and
- creating a native plant refuge within an industrialized area.


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