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Sammamish Earth Day Celebration!

Date and Time
Thursday, April 22, 2021
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location
Virtual and Sammamish City Parks
Details

4-Day Event!!!

Join the City of Sammamish and Sammamish Stewards for our Earth Day Celebration! We will be offering variety of activities and events from Thursday, April 22 through Sunday, April 25 where you can give back to the community, learn about great projects within our parks, let us know the earth-friendly things you’re doing at your residence and enjoy giveaways to use on Earth Day.  Activities and events will range from native plant and compost giveaway, self-guided and docent tours on actively worked sites, volunteer work events, family scavenger hunt, virtual educational workshops, links to other activities celebrating Earth Day and much more!

 

Native Plant, Compost and Seed Giveaway - Giveaways have all been reserved

  •  Saturday, April 24 at Beaver Lake Lodge – 25101 SE 24th Street
  • 10 am - 12 pm
  • REGISTER! Pre-registration required to receive items.  
  • Will be 3 booths provide from Sammamish Stewards, City of Sammamish, and Sammamish Botanical Gardens for information and giveaways. 
  • Please wear facial covering.

The Sammamish Botanical Garden Society will be hosting a table at Beaver Lake Park. Stop by and learn about the Heritage Garden and pick up a free plant!

 

Docent Tours on Actively Worked Sites - Sat, April 24

 Location  Site Map  Time Docent

Ebright Creek Park 
1317 212th Ave SE

Ebright Site Map noon-2:00  Jan

Lancaster Way Stormwater Pond
21805 SE 8th St

  1:00-3:00  Sharon
East Lake Samm Place Wetland
1825 E Lake Sammamish Pl SE

  10:00-2:00  Kent & Debbie
Llama Lake Wetland 
NE 8th St. and 235th Ave NE
  11:00-1:00  Danver
Lower Sammamish Commons 
550 222nd Pl SE 
Lower Commons Site Map 11:00-1:00  Anna
    1:00-3:00  Sarah
Evans Creek Preserve, West 
4001 224TH Ave NE, Redmond
Evans Creek Site Map 10:00-noon  Kim & Bre
Evans Creek Preserve, East 
4001 224TH Ave NE, Redmond
Evans Creek Site Map 11:00-1:00  Linda & Gary
East Sammamish Park, North 
21300 NE 16th St  
East Samm Site Map 9:00-11:00  Hanne
East Sammamish Park, South 
21300 NE 16th St  
East Samm Site Map 9:00-11:00  Jayme

 

Self-guided tours at your convenience anytime during the event's 4 days.  Detail signs will be on site describing the great work volunteers have completed at these locations.

Download a copy of the Sammamish Walking Tour Guide:

 

 

Interested in learning more about the Sammamish Stewards? 

Sammamish Stewards website

Find us on Facebook

 

Interested in learning about Sammamish Community Wildlife Habitat?

Sammamish Community Wildlife Habitat website 

Find us on Facebook

Washington Native Plant Society

 

Inspired to volunteer?

Volunteer Opportunities

 

 Volunteer Work Events

East Sammamish Park   Beaver Lake Park - (Lodge Side)   Beaver Lake Park - (Lodge Side)
         

Volunteer to help mulch and remove invasive plants at East Sammamish Park. Give back to your community, learn about native plants and enhance wildlife habitat! 

Registration required to participate.

 

Volunteer to help remove invasive plants and prep the site for planting for next day (Saturday) at Beaver Lake Park (Lodge Side). Give back to your community, learn about native plants and enhance wildlife habitat! 

Registration required to participate.

 

Volunteer to PLANT at Beaver Lake Park (Lodge Side). Give back to your community, learn about native plants and enhance wildlife habitat! 

Registration required to participate. 

 

Family Activities

 

Educational Workshops and Links

Live Upcoming Webinars

  • Support a Sustainable Earth with RainWise  
    April 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm 
    This webinar is for people in our region interested in adopting sustainable practices in their homes and yards including rain gardens.

 

  • Native Pollinators: Garden & Habitat Restoration, with Julie O'Donald
    April 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm 
    Register in advance for this webinar

Recorded Webinars

 

  • Nature’s Best Hope with Doug Tallamy 
    Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Doug Tallamy, an amazing ambassador for the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife work and solutions for species decline. 

 

 

 

  • Identifying Native Plants with Sarah Gage 
    Let’s be clear, you won’t become an expert at plant identification just by attending this webinar! But you will learn about the tools botanists use and strategies for figuring out which plant is which.

 

Slide Show

 

Gardening Classes

UW Botanic Garden Online Classes
April 21, 2021 Urban Container Gardening
April 27, 2021 Natural Pest and Disease Control for Edibles
May 5, 2021 From Egg to Empty Nest: How Birds Raise Their Young
May 10, 2021 Native Plants 101: Edible Native Plants
June 14, 2021 Native Plants 101: Identification and Gardening

 

Pollinators

Xerces Events  
April 19, 2021          Protecting Pollinators in Santa Fe: Introducing the Santa Fe Pollinator Trail
April 21, 2021  Creating Community with Our Insect Neighbors
April 22, 2021  Insect Apocalypse? What Is Really Happening, Why It Matters and How We Can All Be a Vital Part of the Solution
May 6, 2021  Supporting Pollinators Over Time: How to Maintain Wildflower Diversity

 

 Pollinator Resources

 

Web Resources

 

Staff Contact