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Help Keep Carkeek ParK Thriving

Salmon FryJoin us the weekend after Earth Day for activities to celebrate and keep Carkeek Park thriving.

What: 34th Annual Carkeek Park Earth Day

When: April 26, 10 am – 9 pm

Where: Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center, 950 NW Carkeek Park Road

The day’s events include:

  • Visit and feed the chum salmon fry at the Imprint Pond.
  • Volunteer litter pickup (10:30 am – noon)
  • Volunteer trail and forest restoration(10:30 am – noon)
  • Scavenger hunt (11:30 am to 12:30 pm)
  • Nature walk with naturalist (12:00 pm – 12:30pm)
  • EarthKeeper Explorers: Wonders of Piper’s Creek (ages 6-12, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
  • Guided tour of Piper’s Orchard (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm)
  • Pacific Northwest Natives and the Salmon – history, storytelling, music, and drum circle (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm)
  • Wateshed tour with naturalist (2:30 pm)
  • Carkeek in the Dark (register with Seattle Parks and Recreation, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
  • Salmon fry release into Venema Creek (8:00 pm)

If interested in work activities or outdoor tours, please dress appropriately including sturdy footwear and raingear. Parking is limited. Please consider walking, biking, carpooling or taking the bus.