Time to Plant!

Fall Planting

Help install 10,000 Carbon Sequestration Devices!

What’s a carbon sequestration device? Here’s a hint: it is often green, has deep roots in Seattle, and needs sunshine.

PLANTS! Douglas Firs, salals, and ferns are all carbon sequestration devices – and they do a pretty great job capturing and storing carbon from the air.

Do you remember how the carbon cycle works? It starts off with carbon and oxygen bound together in the air as carbon dioxide. Plants use that carbon dioxide, along with sunshine,
to make energy and grow. The plants store the carbon, and release the oxygen back into the air.

Come out to a volunteer event and help get these carbon sequestration devices in the ground!

November 5th – Westcrest Park in Seattle
November 5th – Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond
November 12th – Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
November 12th – Clarke Beach on Mercer Island
November 19th – Lakeview Park in Seattle
November 19th – Panther Lake in Federal Way

See the whole list of planting and other volunteer events on our Volunteer Calendar.

Are you trying to remember the rest of the carbon cycle? Here’s a helpful hint. Earth is pretty amazing!

 

Celebrating our Supporters

We’re throwing you a party!

Please join EarthCorps at our Celebrating our Supporters Open House so we can properly thank you for your commitment to making the Puget Sound healthier. Enjoy pre-holiday treats and drinks and celebrate another successful year with EarthCorps supporters, donors, and volunteers.

Location: EarthCorps’ Office in Magnuson Park
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

RSVP online so we know you are coming!

Westcrest Park

The Final Planting Event: December 10, 2016

We’re on track to plant 10,000 carbon sequestration devices this fall! Since we are feeling confident that we will hit the goal, we’re planning a celebration on December 10th at Genesee Park during the volunteer event!

This will be the last big volunteer event for our 2016 Volunteer Specialists. Come say thank you to Morgan, Alejandro, Olivia, Steve and Nick for all their service this year.

Help plant the final plants. Sign up on our Volunteer Calendar.

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