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Posted on: April 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 2015 Earth Day Event

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A fun walk where you will learn about watershed features along the Snoqualmie River including information about salmon habitat, shoreline geology, Low Impact Development, native and invasive Plants, ecology of a beaver dam , and much more! Enter a drawing to win a rain barrel! Free tree seedlings will be available! Starts and finishes in the McCormick Park parking lot.

Waste Management will be there with recycling information. Visit their booth and learn about recycling and reuse craft ideas. Have your recycling questions answered, color pictures, and play recycling games.

Visit the King County booth and learn about noxious weeds, native plants, and plant restoration activities. See where noxious weeds have been found in our area and learn what you can do to help control weeds and invasive plants.

How much water does your family use each day? You probably use more water than you think! Learn how to conserve water and save money by learning about smart gardening, water conservation rebates, and fixing leaks. Be Water Smart!

Help ensure the future of salmon in our watershed. Learn about salmon and the Snoqualmie River, restoration planting to improve fish habitat, and how you can help improve recreational and commercial fisheries of the Pacific Northwest. Test the water quality of the Snoqualmie River to see if it meets the standards for salmon!

This is just a sampling of the activities that will be available at the event. Come out and enjoy all that beautiful McCormick Park has to offer and learn more about the environment and what you can do to keep it that way for everyone!