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Billy Goat Trail/Green Loop Donations

We put out a call to the neighborhood during Giving Tuesday last month for contributions to help us fund open space acquisitions for the Billy Goat Trail and for the Green Loop around Finn Hill. A big THANK YOU to all of you who responded so generously online and by mail. At last count, we’ve received over...

Giving Tuesday report – thank you, Finn Hill!!! (But we’re not done yet.)

Dear Finn Hill neighbor, This is an initial update on our Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. This afternoon’s PayPal report shows that we received 31 online donations totaling $4826.86, net of PayPal commissions (about 3%). We are very, very grateful to all who contributed! While these online...

It’s Giving Tuesday! Give some green to save some Green!

Dear Finn Hill neighbor, We’re writing on the eve of Giving Tuesday, and we hope you’ll join us in making a tax deductible gift tomorrow to save over 4 acres of woodlands on the south east slope of Finn Hill. That purchase will nearly double the size of Juanita Heights Park and will be a big step toward...

Giving Tuesday is November 28 – help FHNA expand Juanita Heights Park build a Green Loop around Finn Hill

Dear Finn Hill neighbor: We hope you had a great Thanksgiving. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance has a special reason to be thankful this year. We just signed an option to buy over 4 acres of beautiful forest next to Juanita Heights Park (a gem that’s located at 124th St. and 89th Place). Working with the...

Help Raise Funds for the Billy Goat Trail—Keep Finn Hill Green!

Can you imagine being able to walk on wooded trails starting near Juanita Beach Park all the way up to the top of Finn Hill and beyond? Would you like to help preserve the uniquely green landscape and character of Finn Hill? Working with the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance, the City of Kirkland is preparing...

Earth Day at Juanita Heights Park

Under a sunny morning Earth Day sky, 37 volunteers cleared blackberries out of a 4,000 foot area in Juanita Heights park. We cut back the canes, piled them on rafts made from woody debris, then shoveled and picked our way beneath the root crowns. There it was, the earth, rising up beneath a drift of...

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