Friday, April 20, 2012

Earth Day and Salmon Release - 2012

Join us for a day celebration of Earth Day at Carkeek Park!

In honor of Earth Day, Seattle Parks and Recreation are teaming up with the Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project, Seattle Public Utilities and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council to host the 32nd Annual Earth Day Celebration at Carkeek Park.  The party

Volunteers will work to clean up the park, stencil storm drains, and provide information to the community about the park and its surrounding watershed.

The work party will be from 8:30 AM until noon.  For more information or to volunteer, call 206-684-0877.

Then, at 7:00 PM, the celebrations continue with the annual release of chum salmon fry into Puget Sound.  The baby chum have been maturing in the Les Malmgren Memorial Imprinting Pond and will be release into Venema Creek, which connects to Piper's Creek, and then onto Puget Sound.