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New King County invasive weed control project to help White Center green space with workshop, work party

Summary

Two community events are planned to support a neighborhood restoration project of the green space at Seola Pond in White Center: a Nov. 21 community workshop and open house and a Dec. 7 volunteer planting event.

Story

The community is invited to two events to learn about and support upcoming restoration work at Seola Pond in White Center – a remarkable natural green space valued by the neighborhood for its recreation opportunities.

The first event is a community workshop and open house on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Grace Church, 10323 28th Ave. SW, Seattle. 

King County Noxious Weed Control Program employees will share information about the community-led Seola Pond restoration effort, teach people about invasive weeds and how to remove them, and talk about how the program helps keep people and landscapes safe from invasive and noxious weeds. 

The workshop will be followed by a volunteer planting event at Seola Pond on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seola Pond is located at near the intersection of 30th Avenue Southwest and Southwest 105th Street in Seattle. 

Volunteers at the work party will receive a free native plant to take home. 

To RSVP for the Dec. 7 volunteer event, learn more about the Nov. 21 workshop, contact Marta Olson at 206-263-3653 or molson@kingcounty.gov

RELEVANT LINKS
King County Noxious Weed Control Program
- West Seattle Blog - Restoring Seola Pond: Explorer West, Westside students help Scott Dolfay’s dream become reality
Seola Creek Basin retrofit project

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Doug Williams, 206-477-4543

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The King County Noxious Weed Control Program works with county residents and public agencies to prevent and minimize harmful effects of noxious weeds to the environment, recreation, public health, and economic resources in King County. The Noxious Weed Control Program’s Board is composed of community members appointed by the King County Council. Learn more at kingcounty.gov/weeds.