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Celebrate Earth Day by helping trees grow at Miller Creek Trail on Saturday, April 22

April 22, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

All are invited to join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward, City of Burien staff, and local community on Saturday, April 22, 2023 to weed and mulch around young trees and plants to help them grow into healthy streamside vegetation, pick up litter, and make your local trails and creeks better for people, fish, and wildlife.

No experience is necessary, and gloves and tools are provided. Please sign up!

  • WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Meet at the Miller Creek Trail Trailhead at 14455 Des Moines Memorial Drive, Burien, WA 98168 (click for map).

What to Bring:

  • Gardening gloves/work gloves (we will have some available to borrow)
  • Closed-toe shoes are required! (ex: sturdy sneakers, rain boots, hiking boots. No sandals, heels, or flats)
  • Layers of clothing that can get dirty
  • Long sleeves and thick leg coverings to protect against thorny plants (shorts or capris are not recommended)
  • Rain gear -OR- sunblock and a sun hat (be sure to check the weather)
  • Full water bottle
  • Snacks

COVID-19 Considerations & Protocols:

  • We want to keep everyone safe. Please do not sign up or attend the event if you have been experiencing any of the following symptoms:
  • Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of smell or taste or if anyone in your household suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • We ask volunteers to bring their own gardening/work gloves if possible.
  • We will have a hand sanitizing station on site.

Sign up by clicking below:

Bookmark the Miller-Walker volunteer website to check back for updates!

This project is a joint effort of the City of Normandy Park, the City of Burien, the City of SeaTac, King County, the Port of Seattle, and the Miller and Walker Creeks Stewardship program.