October 15, 2011:Â Duwamish Alive drew almost 350 volunteers working at 14 sites across the watershed.
Thank you so much to all the community members that joined forces with DRCC/TAG andÂ People For Puget SoundÂ to make Seattleâ€™s river a healthier place for our community, salmon and other wildlife.
We met at T-107 Public Access Site, which is an important archaeological, cultural and historical site that sits on the shores of the original Duwamish River.Â Today, T-107 is an important habitat node, or oasis, where returning salmon and other wildlife can rest, feed and escape from predatorsâ€¦ we want to keep it this way, and make it even better!
Community members made a difference on their (and your!) river, met people, enjoyed pastries and coffee, and got a free â€śworkout.â€ť
We’ll keep you posted for our next Duwamish Alive meeting scheduled for next spring!
April 16, 2011:Â Duwamish Alive drew 1200 volunteers working at 13 sites across the watershed.
Duwamish Alive recently won the Evergreen Award, from the Alliance of NonprofitsÂ and was honored at their 17th Annual Nonprofit Conference and Expo on May 6, 2011.
Alki Kayak Tours, Argosy Cruises, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, and ECOSS removed 750 pounds of trash and debris from the river, using kayaks, canoes, and other small watercraft.
DRCC, The West Seattle Rotary, the Port of Seattle, and People for Puget Sound dedicated a memorial bench and interpretive sign at T-107 Park. Volunteers finished improving the site from 10-1pm, and then celebrated a ribbon-cutting at the site from 1-2pm, with local Tribal Canoes will launch in the river alongside kayakers.Â Click here to view photos from the event.