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Join King County Parks in building healthy forests

We're doing our part in King County's effort to plant 1 Million Trees by 2020 to reduce carbon pollution and prepare for impact of climate change, one of the actions outlined in the 2015 Strategic Climate Action Plan.

This work also restores habitat for fish and wildlife and enhancing recreation opportunities for all of us. We would love your help! 

Here is a list of this year’s volunteer events in need of more volunteers: 

Saturday, March 2
 Marymoor Park - Birdloop 
Saturday, March 2
 Tolt Macdonald Park
Saturday, March 9
 Maplewood Heights Park
Saturday, March 9
 Cougar/Squak Corridor
Saturday, March 9
 Sammamish River Trail - Site TBD
Saturday, March 16
 Three Forks
Saturday, March 16
Tolt Macdonald Park
Saturday, March 23
 Cougar/Squak Corridor
Saturday, March 23
 Lake Geneva Park
Saturday, March 30
 Marymoor Park - Connector Trail
Saturday, March 30
 KC Nursery
Saturday, April 6
 Marymoor Park - Birdloop 
Saturday, April 6
 White Center Heights Park
Saturday, April 6
 KC Nursery
Saturday, April 13
 Sammamish River Trail - Site TBD
Saturday, April 13
 KC Nursery
Tuesday, April 16
 Tanner Landing Park
Saturday, April 20
 KC Nursery
Friday, April 26
 Cougar/Squak Corridor 
Saturday, April 27
 Dorre Don Reach Natural Area
Saturday, April 27, 
 Renton Park
Saturday, April 27
 KC Nursery
Saturday, May 4
 Marymoor Park - Birdloop 
Saturday, May 4
 Dandy Lake
Saturday, May 11
 Log Cabin Reach Natural Area
Saturday, May 11
 Sammamish River Trail
Saturday, May 11
 West Sammamish River Trail site - Redhook site
Saturday, May 18
 Cedar Creek Park
Saturday, June 1
 Marymoor Park - Birdloop 
Saturday, June 1
 Skyway Park
Saturday, June 8
 Sammamish River Trail
Saturday, June 8
 North Shorewood Park
Saturday, June 22
 Big Finn Hill Park

 

To sign up for any of these volunteer events, or to inquire about custom volunteer event for your group, school, or business, please contact Volunteer Program Manager, Lina Rose or via phone at, 206-477-6101.

 

Contact us directly about scheduling an event specifically for your employees or group.

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Learn about all of King County's volunteer opportunities at The Dirt: Calendar of Hands-on Volunteer Opportunities.


Join Washington Trails Association in building backcountry trails
Here’s a chance to learn about how backcountry trails are constructed. Join King County Parks and the Washington Trails Association to learn how to retread a trail, build a turnpike, or solve drainage problems.
So give back to those trails that you love and join us this winter to rebuild and repair our backcountry trails!

To register, contact the Washington Trails Association on their website or by calling, 206-965-8561.

* Please note: WTA events require hiking to the site. WRA events are limited to 20 people but are typically 6-12 volunteers in size.

 

Free Concerts for Concert Volunteers
Enjoy live music? Interested in learning more about composting and recycling? Then sign up to volunteer at Marymoor Park for the summer concert series. Volunteers are needed to sign up for two or more concerts to help educate outdoor concert goers about how to properly sort out their recycling and composting to minimize the amount of concert waste going to the landfill. Free concert and free parking when you are volunteering for a shift. Contact lina.rose@kingcounty.gov for more information.