Posts tagged Restoration
Introducing Matt Webster, new AmeriCorps Member

Hello! My name is Matt Webster, and I am an AmeriCorps member serving with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Lake Sammamish State Park, in Issaquah, Washington. I hail from North Alabama, and am beyond excited to be working here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest (for the first time, I might add).I hope to meet you at the park and encourage you to volunteer to work with me to restore natural habitat to increase wildlife.

Please reach out at matt.webster@parks.wa.gov or director@flssp.org

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Sunset Beach to Close for Restoration in July

Sunset Beach will be closed for public access while restoration work is being done. Fencing will go up around July 10, through the duration of the work. State Parks are renovating the entire swim beach, including in-water and the out-of-water sandy beach, an ADA walkway to the water and a sandbox for kids. It is estimated that the beach will re-open in November.

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Let’s Talk about Bird-Friendly Communities on June 13 at 7 p.m. at Blakely Hall

Let’s Talk about Bird Friendly Communities on June 13 at 7 p.m. at Blakely Hall.Learn simple steps you can take in your own backyard to attract birds and ways to get involved in the community to support sustainability in parks and open spaces.

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Community Service Restoration Project Seeks Volunteers! Feb. 27, 10 a.m.

Looking for an outdoor community service opportunity? Come volunteer for the Living Laboratory, a restoration project at Lake Sammamish State Park! Volunteers will assist with removing invasive species from an area near the lake shore. Come get your hands dirty, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and help us create a healthier, more beautiful park!

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Kokanee Cam Is Alive and Well!

Forget those cat videos, check out the Kokanee Cam. What’s great is you can watch live or check out the pre-recorded action. http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/animalsAndPlants/salmon-and-trout/kokanee/kokanee-cam.aspx

Check out this article from King5 on the whole Kokanee story:

http://www.king5.com/videos/tech/science/environment/2015/11/19/76064898/

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