Our Gardens - Come get to know our specialty gardens and gardeners! Adult volunteers will assist skilled gardeners at these horticultural jewels.
Kubota Gardens - Attention Volunteers! Kubota Garden is looking for volunteers to assist our garden staff in all phases of caring for the Gardens including maintenance, renovation, and new development. This 20 acre American-Japanese garden if for you! A variety of projects are always in process. Guided assistance is needed in many areas: weeding, planting, garden bed drawing, turf maintenance, pond maintenance, irrigation plan development, pruning including specialized Japanese pine pruning, and garden building, especially using stone. What are your skills and interests? Contact Don Brooks, Senior Gardener, firstname.lastname@example.org 206-684-4584
WA Park Arboretum - Meet our gardening staff! Be part of the team for Azalea Way. Tasks include weeding, raking, and mulching. Contact Rhonda Bush at 206 941 2550
Improve our Shorelines - Shoreline restoration creates habitat for fish, birds and marine mammals and enhances the natural beauty of our beaches. Whether it is a beach/shoreline litter pick up or attacking invasive species opportunities await!
Golden Gardens Park- The Dunes Restoration Project - Your group will clean up the dunes area, north of the bathhouse while looking at one of the best views of the Puget Sound. This may include putting on leather gloves to remove scotch broom, blackberry, false bamboo and litter. Contact Jesse Bonn 206 684 4958 email@example.com
Seacrest - Help the shoreline and seeding out and mulch some areas along the shoreline where we previously planted native trees and shrubs. The long term goal is to enhance the shoreline of Seacrest Park with pockets of native shoreline plants and driftwood to create a natural looking beach landscape and wildlife habitat. Contact Phil Renfrow at 206-684-7457
Your Neighborhood parks - We have 400 neighborhood parks! Bring your neighbors together and have fun supporting one of our featured park projects. Park enhancements include weeding shrub beds, mulching trees, ball field support, play area maintenance and invasive removal of "bully weeds".
Baker Park- A Pesticide Free Site - We are looking for small groups under 20 volunteers or long term individuals who will help us remove weeds from our native and butterfly gardens. Contact Jesse Bonn firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Baker Ridge Viewpoint. - Enjoy a beautiful view of the Olympics & Puget Sound after you've spent some time weeding a hillside with native plants. This beautiful little park was funded by neighbors' efforts. Contact Will Pablo at Will.Pablo@seattle.gov
Katie Black's Garden - This Japanese stroll garden is on Beacon Hill. This hidden gem fell into disrepair but steady effort has reclaimed most of the park. Be part of the effort to unearth a brick path or a rock wall that hasn't seen the light of day in years! Contact Will.email@example.com
Eagle Scout Projects - Eagle Scout Projects support park initiatives and infrastructure. You will make a big difference to Seattle's Parks and Green Spaces. The project list shows the parks our staff have requested. Please read the Seattle Parks and Recreation Eagle Scout Information List and the Volunteer Behavior Expectations under Downloads on the Volunteer Web page while you review these available projects.
Camp Long Environmental Learning Center - Build signs and install them as your project! Come to Camp Long for our Challenge Course Elements. Fundraising for materials required. For more information call or txt Ken Turner at 206-399-2205.
Dr. Jose Rizal Park - We have multiple projects from which you can choose: forest restoration, trails, apple orchard restoration. You will develop a plan, possibly fundraise and then carry out the project. We will provide direction, some tools and materials list. Contact Craig Thompson, Forest Steward firstname.lastname@example.org
Fauntleroy Park - Build Fauntleroy Park Wayfinding Posts! There will be a need to work with our community- Parks & the Fauntleroy Watershed Coalition. Help build, install, fundraise, & update plans! Contact Carol Baker, Crew Chief at 206 684 7457 email@example.com
Green Lake Park - Build a shoreline work party and a split rail fence! You design a work party with invasive removal, plant natives, & install fencing. Fundraise for materials. We supply direction, tools,& materials list. Contact Kathleen Blanchard firstname.lastname@example.org 206 233 3971
Kubota Gardens - Build a new trail! Create something permanent. This will be a new construction project in the Green Belt. We will require a plan, fundraise for materials, and follow Parks' guidance. Contact Don Brooks 206 684 4584
Lewis Park Natural Area - Build & lead your own forest project work party! As lead Eagle Scout, you will plan, recruit volunteers and lead a Lewis Park Natural Area work party. You may choose an existing event day or create your own day. We will supply direction, materials list, & best management practices for the project. Contact Dee Dunbar, Forest Steward 206 778 1377 or email@example.com
Lincoln Park - There are two projects for Lincoln Park. Horseshoe pits project: scout will work under supervision of staff to repair, replace and upgrade pits. Exercise stations inventory project: under supervision of staff, scout will make brochure, repair and improve area underneath exisiting stations. Parks staff will provide guidance and plans for both projects. For more info, contact Carol Baker, Crew Chief at 206 684 7457 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thornton Creek, Licorice Fern Natural Area (Park #1 - Work with us to put together work party plans for our NE community. Help us develop educational materials and informational signage. We will provide direction, support, and materials lists. Kelly Dole, Forest Steward - 206 696 3653
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