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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...

King County Conservation Trust Grant CommitteeTour

On a sunny Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the King County Conservation Trust Grant Committee toured the Juanita Heights park and trail proposed expansion area. The area is on Goat Hill. FHNA has partnered with the City of Kirkland in applying for a 2016 Conservation Trust 135K grant toward purchasing forested...

Kirkland Park Board Tours Juanita Heights Park

The Kirkland Park Board is established by the City Council to act in an advisory capacity on issues pertaining to Parks and Community Services. Three Green Kirkland Partnership parks were on the board’s list for touring this year. Juanita Heights was selected as one of the parks because of the...

Family Trust Offers Parcel Adjacent to Juanita Heights Park

Good news! On Tuesday night City Council authorized staff to move forward with the purchase of another parcel of land to expand Juanita Heights Park. The parcel was in a family trust and is being sold to the City for $10,000, which is 1/5 of it’s assessed value! Great job City of Kirkland! FHNA is...

Juanita Heights Park Expansion

FHNA Board Members took Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett on a tour of land adjacent to Juanita Heights Park on June 30th.  There are five parcels for sale by a private landowner and they cover more than eight acres of densely wooded terrain; the forest canopy is healthy and the ground covers are...

Environmental and Adventure School Kids Transform 8K sq ft in Juanita Heights Park

Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10, the Environmental & Adventure School kids spent 5 hours in Juanita Heights Park on a community service project. They were removing blackberries and ivy. The kids were in the park this past March working on removing invasives. At that time they learned how to construct...

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