Priest Point Park (Northeast Neighborhood Connection Trail) - Saturday, December 29 - 10:00am-1:00pm
Did you know the Washington Trails Association has created a brand new trail in the southern part of the park? With funding from an REI grant, we are able to provide better access for those in the Northeast Neighborhood. This work party will entail gravelling the new 600 foot trail. Please park on the SOUTHBOUND side of East Bay Drive NE, across from Howard Ave NE. Directional signs will be posted. Meet at the top of Howard Ave NE.
LBA Park - LBA Woods - Saturday, January 5 - 10:00am-1:00pm
Let's burn off some Holiday calories! Join Stewardship staff and park stewards as we work on restoring the native habitat by removing Himalayan blackberry, Scotch broom, and other invasive plants. LBA Park is located at 3333 Morse-Merryman Rd. SE. Follow the signs to the LBA Woods trail head, south of the parking lot. Meet at the trail head. Plenty of parking available.
Decatur Woods Park - Wednesday, January 9 - 9:30am-12:00pm
Have you ever felt the overwhelming satisfaction of digging up a blackberry root larger than your head? No? Well, now is your chance! Join us today as we remove invasive Himalayan blackberry inside the park. Meet at the south entrance to the park at 1801 11th Ave SW. Street parking is available.
Madison Scenic Park - Saturday, January 12 - 10:00am-1:00pm
The restoration work continues! This work party will focus on planting native ground cover and removing invasive plant species. Sturdy work boots/shoes and full-length pants are a must! The park is located at 1600 10th Ave SE. Limited parking is available. Meet inside the park by the large walnut tree.
Margaret McKenny Park - Wednesday, January 16 - 9:30am-12:00pm
English holly and other invasive plants are still sprouting throughout the wooded area of this wonderful neighborhood park. This work party will focus on pulling out as many invasives as we can find! Meet just inside the park, 3111 21st Ave SE. Street parking is available.
MLK Day of Service Event - Priest Point Park - Saturday, January 19 - 10:00am-1:00pm
Join the City of Olympia and Stream Team in honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a service project at Priest Point Park. We will be planting native plants and restoring crucial habitats to their intended state. Dress for the weather and wear your boots! Visit streamteam.info to register and for more information.
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Karen Fraser Woodland Trail - Saturday, January 26 - 10:00am-1:00pm
Prepare to get dirty, friends! This volunteer work party will entail planting native vegetation to restore the forested habitat so wildlife can thrive. The trail entrance is at 1600 Eastside St. SE Meet near the restrooms. We will walk a ways down the trail to the work site, so be on time! Limited parking is available.
Yashiro Japanese Garden - Wednesday, January 30 - 9:30am-12:00pm
Join us for our monthly volunteer work party at this lovely downtown park. We will be weeding and raking the trails and landscape. The park is located at 1010 Plum St. SE. Meet at the side entrance to the park. Parking is available at the Lee Creighton Justice Center, 900 Plum St. SE.