Thank you – Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner for your Fairhaven Park Work Party

Last year we planted 286 native plants as part of our Fairhaven Park Trail and Boardwalk project. It is now our job to keep these plants alive! We have protected the plants with deer fencing to keep hungry intruders out. But that doesn’t keep out the invasive species! I went for a walk with Perry Welch, our wetland biologist, to… Continue reading

2018 Fairhaven Park Work Parties

Recreation Northwest is the Stewards of Fairhaven Park. Over the years, we have built new trails, installed a wetland boardwalk, removed invasive species and planted native trees and plants in our planting sites. We are committed to this place and we hope you will join us, helping to steward the land.

Please consider supporting our stewardship work in 2018 by… Continue reading

Fairhaven Park Phase Two – Wetland Mitigation – Native Plants Work Party

We have begun Phase Two of our Fairhaven Park Trail and Wetland Boardwalk project. We are starting restoration work this spring and the trail and boardwalk construction will be in July and August. As a comprehensive project to help restore damage to the wetland, we got our volunteer crew together to plant native plants at the direction… Continue reading

Fairhaven Lions present another BIG Check for our shared Legacy Project

With the support of the Fairhaven Lions, Recreation Northwest has been able to move the Fairhaven Park Trail and Wetland Boardwalk project forward. President Joel Haggen presents me (co-Director Todd E.) with a BIG Check for $20,000 at the Lions meeting on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. BIG Thanks to Joel and my fellow Lions.

The Fairhaven Lions funding has… Continue reading

Brio Laundry Crew & Blackberry Removal in Fairhaven Park

On Saturday, March 11th, The Brio Laundry Crew came out to our first Recreation Northwest Fairhaven Park Work Party of the year. We set out to remove invasive blackberries from our work site in Fairhaven Park.

After a brief Trail Talk with Todd (that’s me) we joined together at the work site.

We gathered under the tent to discuss the… Continue reading

Meet us at the Seattle Patagonia Store- Tuesday, November 22nd

We are excited to be venturing southbound to the Emerald City on Tuesday, November 22nd. Recreation Northwest staff, myself* and April Claxton, will be meeting with Patagonia Seattle staff and be onsite all day to chat with the public about our programs, projects and events.

Please stop by the store and our table to learn what’s cookin’!

Why is… Continue reading

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