Expedia volunteers work in Juanita Woodlands

On Friday Sept 8, over 60 Expedia employees dived into helping us maintain Juanita Woodlands’ native vegetation by removing invasive plants, lead by King County Parks and FHNA volunteers.  Expedia has had annual gatherings in the park for several years, and is a major contributor to keeping the park...

April 9 Juanita Woodlands work party

Plan on attending the April 9 Juanita Woodlands work party.  For more information contact Date: April 9 Time: 9 to noon (even 30 minutes is appreciated!) Location: Corner of NE 118th Place and 76th Ave NE Activity: Remove blackberries and other invasives, which are burying our baby trees. Bring: heavy work...

Plastic Bag Ban Begins March 1, 2016

BYOB takes on a new meaning in Kirkland on March 1, 2016 when store cashiers will no longer be dispensing plastic bags at the checkout, and large paper bags will be 5c. Plastic bags will be available for take out, damp items, newspapers, and dry cleaning. This will require a shift in habits for some, or...

Big Finn Hill Park Work Party Success

Every year about this time, the woods become alive with activity. Environmental and Adventure School (EAS) students are back in our beloved parks for their valued contributions to our healthy Finn Hill ecosystem. Today they tackled a patch in Big Finn Hill Park that has been receiving much TLC over the last...

Sept 13 Work Party in Big Finn Hill Park

Support sustainable, environmentally sensible trails in Big Finn Hill Park and volunteer!   Join us Sept 13 ( 9 am to 1 pm)  to address two trails that go through several inches of standing water in the wet season:  one will be rerouted slightly onto higher ground  and the second will have the “Rock...

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