We’re getting closer to beginning construction of the covered pavilion in the Hundred Acre Wood Outdoor Classroom Amphitheater space. View looking down into amphitheater. Project Interpretive signs on the left.
Birdseye view of the rock stage, built by Chris Mellick.
Stewardship project interpretive signs. 2014-2022.
Benches by Pete Nygren. Sourced by River. Designed with Parks staff, Trevor. Installed by Todd and Chris. Inspected by Josh.
Looking up from down below.
“RE Store” Pickle buckets from Burger King, painted brown to look like stumps until the plinths get poured.
The back stage entrance ADA path – up from 18th Street near Padden Creek & Fairhaven Park Apartments. Stay to the left to cross the wetland boardwalk into the Hundred Acre Wood.
Retention walls and new native plant garden above on the left.
Nature plant garden was formerly a mess of invasive species. We transplanted sword fern and planted native plants from parks nursery with the help of volunteers.
Todd Elsworth is one of the many “Mossy-haired lunatics roaming the dripping peninsulas”, described in “I’m Here for the Weather” by Tom Robbins. As executive director, he works to fulfill our mission to teach the health benefits of nature, promote outdoor recreation, and steward the places where we play.