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Below are the upcoming Green Kent Partnership and community volunteer events. Sign up today!
ReLeaf at Clark Lake Park
Location: Clark Lake Park
Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014   9 a.m. - noon, rain or shine
Description: If you were part of ReLeaf 2013, guess what? We're returning to the same area, a grove west of the dock. Some of the blackberries and reedcanary grass came back and we're going to be sure they don't this time!
  
October Green Kent Work Party at Lake Fenwick Park
Location: Lake Fenwick Park
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Steward Gina has taken on a new area previously cleared and mulched by another group. It's time to plant! Yippee!
  
October Green Kent Work Party at Springwood Park
Location: Springwood Park
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Steward Zandria is excited to be starting work on a new thicket of- you guessed it- blackberries! She's getting ready to plant next month, so she'd love your help.
  
3rd Annual Green Kent Day: Site 1-Green River Natural Resources Area
Location: Green River Natural Resources
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014   9 a.m.- 11:45, lunch at noon at Morrill Meadows Park
Description: If you've never been to the GRNRA (Green River Natural Resources Area), you're in for a real treat. A wide variety of birds and animals call this 310-acre natural wildlife refuge home. Come help plant more native species for them to enjoy. Then head to Morrill Meadows Park for lunch!
  
3rd Annual Green Kent Day: Site 2- Morrill Meadows Park
Location: Morrill Meadows Park
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014   9 a.m. - noon, rain or shine...stay for lunch at noon!
Description: Green Kent Day is the culmination of all the good work that Stewards, staff, crews and volunteers have done this year. It's a chance to celebrate as a community, so be part of the 100 we can accommodate at each site!
  
Green Kent Work Party at Clark Lake Park
Location: Clark Lake Park, main entrance (240th)
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Steward Steve and trusty sidekick Cretia are fired up to beat back the blackberries and other invasives that have snuck in while they were enjoying the great summer. Then they'll continue with mulching to keep the weeds in check.
  
Mulch Madness at North Meridian Park
Location: North Meridian Park
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Join Steward Debbie for a round of mulch madness! Volunteers have made such amazing progress at this park. Get involved, earn community service credits and enjoy the outdoors as you give new plants a blanket of chips for winter.
  
Final Fall Work Party at Morrill Meadows Park
Location: Morrill Meadows Park
Date: Saturday, November 8   9 a.m. - noon, rain or shine
Description: Stewards Christy and Mark have been working hard to get rid of invasive yellow archangel and ivy. Now the fun part- planting and mulching! Join them for their last work party of the season at Morrill Meadows.
  
Green Kent Work Party at Springwood Park
Location: Springwood Park
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Steward Zandria is excited to be able to plant another section of the hillside. Then volunteers will spread 10 yds. of chips to provide a weed barrier and retain moisture.
  
Another Mulch Madness Party at North Meridian Park
Location: North Meridian Park
Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014   9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine
Description: Steward Debbie, with lots of help from volunteers, has really gone to town on the area by the path. That means a lot of chips need to be spread to keep the archangel and other invasives from seeing the sun.