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2019 Activity Report Explorer

Polly Dyer – Seattle • Entered by Genia Moncada on April 30, 2023

Heron’s Nest Earth Day Event

April 23, 2023

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 0.5
Post Admin hours
Activity Hours 3.5
Participants 4
Total Hours 14.5

Key Issue: Public Lands Health & Protection
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: Heron’s Nest Outdoor Education Center, Green Seattle Partnership

Short Description of Activity

4 of us joined a small group of about 10 to remove blackberry vines and ivy along a trail in the wooded area near the greenhouse and outdoor education facilities of the education center


We began by learning about the Outdoor Education Center history, plans, and community partners and the restoration plans. We were clearing along the trail through the wooded area. It was not long until we had a huge pile of blackberry vines! The day was a great success. It was wonderful being among the trees and meeting other volunteers. And best of all to learn about Heron’s Nest, a group of community volunteers caring for the land and making it a place for learning and being outdoors in the city. And


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Photo Captions

Photo #1 Genia Moncada with the results, a huge pilaf blackberry vines
Photo#2 Barbara Phalen
Photo#3 Genia Moncada
Photo #4 Barbara Phalen