OCTOBER 14TH, 2017

Help keep Tacoma green!

Volunteer at one of 14 sites throughout Tacoma on Green Tacoma Day! The Green Tacoma Partnership invites people of all ages to get outside, have fun and engage in Tacoma’s green spaces. Volunteers will plant trees, remove invasive weeds, connect with the community, and provide a helping hand to our natural areas!

No experience is necessary, so bring along your whole family, friends, or just yourself for a fun morning of service.

Join for the Gravel Pit Trail Grand Opening! 

Looking for a family-friendly opportunity to get outside or a fun activitiy before or after getting your hands dirty at a another one of our projects? Join us for the trail opening ceremony for the 1/2-mile pedestrian trail around the 80th Street regional stormwater holding pond.  Walk the trail. Help Plant a Tree.  Enjoy hot cocoa and donuts.  Meet Scoopy Doo the dog.  Paint a rock to leave your mark.  Enjoy one of South Tacoma’s hidden urban habitats. Sign up and learn more by following this LINK

Sign up to Volunteer!

There are 14 Green Tacoma Day sites across the city! Find one near you and signup online.

 

Swan Creek

Come help improve Salmon and bird habitat at Swan Creek with Forterra. We will remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. If lucky we might get a glimpse at Salmon swimming up the creek! Find out more and sign up.

Dig in the Dirt at Reed Elementary School 

Join Tacoma Public Schools and the Pierce Conservation District as we prepare Reed Elementary school ground for new trees! On Saturday, we will be digging holes for tree planting on Sunday. Find out more and sign up.

Wapato Hills Park (9am-noon)

Join Wapato Hills Parks’ site stewards to restore this neighborhood park.  Find out more and sign up.

Julia’s Gulch

Join the stewards of Julia’s Gulch as they clear invasive weeds to create space for native plantings. Find out more and sign up.

Gog le hi to Wetland

Join Citizens for a Healthy Bay as they continue restoring this special wetland. Find out more and sign up.

Verlo Park Tree Planting

Join Metro Parks Tacoma as they plant trees and shrubs at Verlo Park. Find out more and sign up.

China Lake Park

Join Metro Parks Tacoma as we plant, pull, and prune at China Lake Park. Find out more and sign up.

Oak Tree Park

Join Metro Parks Tacoma as we work to restore Oak Tree Park. Find out more and sign up.

Franklin Park

Join Metro Parks Tacoma to improve the health of Franklin Park. Find out more and sign up.

Tacoma Nature Center

Join Metro Parks Tacoma to restore the natural areas of the Tacoma Nature Center. Find out more and sign up.

Tahoma Salt Marsh

Join EarthCorps as we plant and help restore Tahoma Salt Marsh. Find out more and sign up.

Ryan’s Park

Join Metro Parks Tacoma as we plant trees and remove invasive plants at Ryan’s Park. Find out more and sign up.

 McKinley Park

Join Metro Parks Tacoma as we plant small trees and remove invasive species from this neighborhood park. Find out more and sign up.

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