Northwest NEWS

May 8, 2000

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Bothell issues call for volunteers

   Volunteers are needed at restoration sites in Bothell to improve habitat for fish and wildlife. Groups meet monthly to control invasive weeds, document physical changes and bird/wildlife use, and replace dead plants.

   Blyth Spirit Stewards: Join volunteers at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month to monitor and maintain a restoration site that was planted in October 1998. Meet in the parking lot at Blyth Park, 16950 West Riverside Drive, Bothell.

   Horse Creek Stewards: Join volunteers at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month to monitor and maintain a restoration site that was planted in October 1999. Meet in the gravel parking lot at the Park at Bothell Landing, located across from 180th Street, Bothell.

Upcoming training opportunities

   Plant Survival Training will be held May 13th at Woodinville City Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Learn native shrub identification and field monitoring practices for the annual survival survey that takes place at each restoration site in early summer. Please RSVP.

   Site Orientation and Training is set for May 20th at Blyth Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn methods for controlling non-native plant species and site monitoring skills. Meet in the parking lot at Blyth Park, located at 16950 West Riverside Drive in Bothell.

   For directions, more information, or to RSVP, contact Jerallyn Roetemeyer at the City of Bothell, (425) 486-2768 or jerallynr@seanet.com (e-mail); or Chrys Bertolotto, Stewardship Coordinator, at (425) 837-3442 or chrysb@ci.issaquah.wa.us (e-mail).