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January 16, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Various locations in Pierce County. Our registration is closed, please email Belinda to be put on a waitlist for future events:

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Martin Luther King Jr Day of Caring! REGISTRATION CLOSED

Monday, January 16, 2023

Our registration is closed, please email Belinda to be put on a waitlist for future events:

What will volunteers be doing at the event?

While the exact tasks at hand vary, our projects focus on improving the open spaces, forests, and parks in our local cities. Healthy ecosystems and thriving forests are vital to our community because they absorb and naturally filter rain water, produce clean oxygen, provide living spaces for wildlife, and create a place for people to connect with the outdoors.

In order to create healthy forests and riparian zones, the work can include:

  • Planting healthy trees and shrubs
  • Removing invasive species of plants
    • Reed Canary Grass
    • Himalayan Blackberry
    • English Ivy
    • Etc.
  • Caring for existing and previous plantings

Sites include:

  • Bradley Lake Park, Puyallup (CLOSED)
  • Pioneer Place II, Puyallup (CLOSED)
  • Silver Creek, Puyallup (CLOSED)
  • Whittier Park, Fircrest (CLOSED)

For your safety and comfort please bring:

  • Clothing that can get dirty
  • Long pants and sleeves
  • Sturdy shoes (closed toed shoes required, no sandals or flats)
  • Rain gear and warm layers (the event will happen rain or shine)
  • Full water bottle!

Youth Policy

Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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