“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing to help others?'” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
This year, make MLK a day on, rather than a day off, by volunteering with the Green Seattle Partnership! Check out the list of events below to find a chance to get out into your community, meet your neighbors, and connect with your local greenspaces.
MLK Day Events – Monday, January 16th
Burke-Gilman Trail – 9am – 1pm – Sign Up Here!
Cheasty Greenspace – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Commodore Park – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Kubota Gardens Natural Area – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Lewis Park – 10am – 12pm – Sign Up Here!
Maple School Ravine – 10am – 1pm – Sign Up Here!
Mount Baker Park – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Pigeon Point – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Seward Park – 10am – 12pm – Sign Up Here!
If you can’t make it out to any of our events on MLK Day, don’t fret! We have plenty of opportunities to get out and volunteer the weekend before. Check out the list of events below.
Weekend Events – Saturday, January 14th
Golden Gardens Park – 9am – 12pm – Sign Up Here!
Maple Wood Playfield – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Woodland Park – 10am – 1pm – Sign Up Here!
Sunday, January 15th
Discovery Park – 10am – 2pm – Sign Up Here!
Lincoln Park – 9am – 12pm – Sign Up Here!
Green Cities Project Coordinator, Forterra
Nicole comes to us from the Northeast, where she graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. She made the jump to Seattle to serve as a 2014 AmeriCorps member with EarthCorps. After a year of grubbing immense amounts of blackberry, spraying knotweed along the Cedar River, maintaining trails in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and planting plenty of native species, she realized that her true passions lie in habitat conservation and restoration. This newfound passion led her Forterra, where she helps with Green Seattle community engagement. If she’s not out frolicking through alpine meadows in her free time, you can find her in Washington Park Arboretum where she likes to create botanical-artwork from fallen flowers and foliage.