New Ambassadors & Seattle Mayor Ed Murray ready to plant
Monthly Meeting (Friday) & Green Seattle Day (Saturday)
ALL Ambassador meeting 7 – 8:30pm, Friday Nov 7th, Good Shepherd Center
Learning, Games & Snacks! “How do we plant a million trees? (without getting blisters)” Bring your flashlight for another ‘night hike’ game!
After the long dry summer, time to grab your boots…
Green Seattle Day Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Your forest needs you! Join Green Seattle Partnership Saturday, November 8th. Kick off planting season and celebrate Seattle’s urban forest with volunteers in 21 Seattle Parks. Roll up your sleeves and make a lasting impact. First-time and long-time volunteers restore the forest in city parks.
Our biggest party of the year! All ages. We bring gloves, tools, and plants, you bring the helping hands! Coffee & snacks provided at all sites. Register Now so that we can have enough for everyone. Please dress for the weather, and wear sturdy shoes that can get wet and a little dirty. More info www.greenseattle.org. Please call (206) 905-6943 with any questions.
Rainier Valley Main Event Site 9am-noon, followed by lunch and festivities 12:30-2pm
Meet at Rainier Beach Community Center Hosted by Seattle Parks, Forterra, EarthCorps, Seattle Tilth, WNPS, and Forest Stewards!
Signup online. Free Busses take volunteers to your choice of these 4 sites, and back for lunch
- Kubota Gardens
- Lakeridge Park
- Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
- East Duwamish Greenbelt
Other Favorite Plant-for-the-Planet Green Seattle Day sites:
- Discovery Park9am-3pm w/Mountains to Sound Greenway
- Magnuson Park 10am-2pm
- Seward Park10am-2pm w/Friends of the Cedar River Watershed and Seattle Audubon
- Southwest Queen Anne Greenbelt 10am-1pm
- West Duwamish Greenbelt10am-2pm w/Nature Consortium
Ambassadors, to share your favorite poem/inspiration (90 seconds or less) on Saturday, please contact me now to coordinate with your park.
SAVE-THE-DATE for “Saving My Tomorrow”
Dec 3rd, HBO Premiere, Uptown Cinema, Free, 7pm
…more to come….