Ecology Section

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – Noon “No experience is required!” reads an announcement. “We will remove invasive plants to restore the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Walker Preserve work party CANCELLED for this Saturday

UPDATE: Walker Preserve work party CANCELLED for this Saturday

UPDATE: “This Saturday’s ivy pull is cancelled due to stormy weather,” said Elissa Ostergaard. “We had 5 people sign up – please help spread the word for next month’s volunteer... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Feb. 27

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Feb. 27

Volunteers are needed to help with two upcoming invasive plant removal work parties – the first this Saturday, Feb. 18 and the second on Monday, Feb. 27. Donuts, along with gloves and tools, will be... [Read more]

PHOTO: Longtime Normandy Park Resident Becomes Steward Of The Cove

PHOTO: Longtime Normandy Park Resident Becomes Steward Of The Cove

Gerri Allsopp, a Normandy Park resident since 1959, pauses after shoveling weeds at the cove Saturday morning. This was Allsopp's first day volunteering with the Stewards of the Cove. "I have... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event & Rain Barrel Sale Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

Recycling Collection Event & Rain Barrel Sale Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

The cities of Normandy Park and Burien are co-sponsoring a Recycling Collection Event and Rain Barrel Sale on Saturday, Sept. 18th at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010... [Read more]

Business Recycling Collection Event Is Thursday, July 29th

Business Recycling Collection Event Is Thursday, July 29th

A Business Recycling Collection Event is planned for Thursday, July 29th from 11am – 4pm at the Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 First Ave South. The event is sponsored by the cities... [Read more]

Spring Recycling Collection Event & Bin Sale Is Saturday, May 15th

Spring Recycling Collection Event & Bin Sale Is Saturday, May 15th

The Normandy Park/Burien Spring Recycling Collection Event and Bin Sale is scheduled for this Saturday, May 15th, between 9am – 3pm at the Washington State Criminal Justice Center, 19010 First Ave... [Read more]

Household Hazardous Wastemobile Is Coming March 26-28

Household Hazardous Wastemobile Is Coming March 26-28

King County’s Spring Household Hazardous Wastemobile Event is coming up from Friday, March 26th through Sunday, March 28th at the Des Moines Marina. This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of... [Read more]

Recycling Event Coming Saturday, Sept. 19th

Recycling Event Coming Saturday, Sept. 19th

The Normandy Park and Burien Fall Recycling Collection Event and Rain Barrel Sale is scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 19th from 9am – 3pm at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Fox Creek Clean Up

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Fox Creek Clean Up

On Saturday (May 16th), a dozen volunteers from Burien and Normandy Park descended into the sun-dappled depths of the Fox Creek ravine on the Burien/Normandy Park city boundary on a mission that didn’t... [Read more]