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Duwamish Alive 13th Bi Annual

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

 

Duwamish Alive‚ÄĒEarth Day Celebration

The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG), EarthCorps Sound Stewards, Puget Soundkeeper and Port of Seattle are collaborating to commemorate Earth Day by hosting a site-cleanup for the annual Duwamish Alive event on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 am-2 pm at T-107 in West Seattle. Duwamish Alive is a habitat cleanup and restoration effort that takes place on many sites located on Seattle’s only river, the Duwamish. T-107 is located at 4700 West Marginal Way SW, Seattle 98106. It spreads over 8 acres, including 2,250 linear feet of shoreline and 1,400 feet of pedestrian path. It is home to a wildlife habitat restoration and is the former home to a village inhabited by members of the Duwamish tribe.

We are pleased to announce that we will have 50 volunteers at our restoration event at T107 Park across the street from the Duwamish Long House. We will pick up litter, pull weeds and remove invasive plants Our T107 site is full with volunteers. There are many other restoration sites along the Duwamish Watershed, please contact info@DuwamishAlive.org to learn more.

You can also contact the site directors,  Volunteers Needed at:

Cecil Moses Park, Tukwila  Lina Rose Cell: 206.491.5014   lina.rose@kingcounty.gov
Duwamish Hill Nursery, Tukwila   Common Acre: Allison Rinard: Allison@thecommonacre.org
Duwamish Wetlands, Tukwila    ECOSS:   judith@ecoss.org
Gateway Park, Seattle  DIRT CORPS   Katherine Shyi 206-850-2609 kat@thedirtcorps.com
Roxhill Park, Seattle     email info@DuwamishAlive.org
Fenster Park, Auburn    email mgipson@auburnwa.gov  (Part of Clean Sweep Program)
Pigeon Pt,  EarthCorps has some openings in their spanish language group contact: volunteer@earthcorps

 

Please join us at our opening ceremony at T107.

Speakers start at 9:45

The schedule of speakers to open the event are as follows:

 

9:45 am           James Rasmussen, Director of DRCC/TAG, to speak on stewardship

9:50 am           Blake Whitewold Shelafoe, Duwamish Tribal Member, to offer a welcome from the Duwamish Tribe

9:55 am           Ryan Calkins, Port Commissioner, to speak on emission reductions, the 2016 Air Emissions Initiative and working with affected communities

10:00 am         Steve Metruck, Port Executive Director, to speak on near-Port projects and the Port’s engagement of a newly funded equity position

10:10 am         Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, to speak on the importance of environmental stewardship in communities most affected by environmental and social justice issues

10:25 am         James Rasmussen, closing words

Parking will be available at the bus depot located at 4500 West Marginal Way SW.

Contact Rosario by phone or email rosario@duwamishcleanup.org or 206-778-8661

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Venue

T-107 Park
Intersection of West Marginal Way SW & SW Edmunds St.
Seattle, WA United States