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Public Project: Forest Restoration at Westside Park in Redmond!


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Organization:  Forterra
Project Name: Public Project: Forest Restoration at Westside Park in Redmond!
Primary Contact: Norah Kates, Project Leader, (206) 905-6943, (email)
Primary Address: Westside Park
5810 156th Ave NE

Redmond, WA 98052
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Directions:

 From the main entrance to Westside Park on 156th Ave NE, pass the basketball court and cross the lawn to get to the edge of the forested area. We’ll meet at the start of the trail. Look for signs for the Green Redmond Partnership.
  Nearest Bus Stop: NE 51st St and 154th Ave NE: 242, 245, 7 minute walk
Description:

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by giving back to your neighborhood urban forest. By removing invasive species and caring for native trees and shrubs, we are improving our community's environmental health. This is a great, active, outdoor service project for friends and families, or an opportunity to meet your neighbors. We supply tools, gloves, and other materials needed. Please dress for the weather, wear shoes that can get a little dirty, and bring a water bottle and a snack for yourself.

Minimum age to volunteer if accompanied by an adult: 0
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More information about Forterra
Forterra
Last updated on March 25, 2014

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Forterra (formerly the Cascade Land Conservancy) envisions a region that combines spectacular landscapes, a vibrant economy and great places to live. We will act with immediacy to protect, enhance, and steward our region's most precious resources - its communities and its landscapes. We will lead a movement to connect conservation to the fabric of our community and thereby change conservation as we know it.

Description:
Since 1989, Forterra has worked with business, civic, and political leaders to conserve 18,000 acres of land. These lands, valued in excess of $100 million, are key to the integrity of our region's watersheds. Utilizing a variety of innovative conservation methods, we work to strategically conserve critical landscapes from headwaters to estuaries, foothills forests to urban centers.

History:
Forterra was founded in 1989, and over time, merged with Tahoma Land Trust, Snohomish Land Trust, and most recently, with the Central Washington Land Trust. Given feedback from many supporters and advocates, we recognized that our organization had outgrown the name Cascade Land Conservancy and in late 2011 we transitioned to Forterra. Please read more at www.forterra.org/who_we_are

Contact person: Mariska Kecskes, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)


Main office number: (206) 292-5907
Office fax number: (206) 292-4766

Address:

 615 2nd Avenue # 600
Seattle, WA 98104
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.forterra.org

Directions:

   Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: 3rd and James

Miscellaneous Information

Liability
No
Does your organization welcome court-ordered community service volunteers?
Yes
Does your organization have volunteer positions for youth 12-18?
Yes
Last updated on March 25, 2014
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