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Mercer Island Arbor Day 2023

Registration is closed for this event
Date & Time
Saturday, October 21, 2023 | 10am-1pm
Priority Area:
Project Difficulty
Easy to Moderate
Age Restriction
Open to all ages. Participants under 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
What to Bring

For safety, volunteers are required to wear:

  • Long pants (we’ll be working with tools, so no shorts!)
  • Sturdy, close-toed shoes (absolutely no sandals)
  • Gloves (provided)

In addition, we recommend that participants bring:

  • Warm layers, especially during the fall, winter, and spring
  • Rain gear
  • At least one full water bottle
  • Extra layers
Where to Meet and Parking Information
This site is accessed from the Luther Burbank Park South Lot. This is walking distance from the Mercer Island Park and Ride as well as accessed off of the Mountains to Sound Greenway I-90 bike trail. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/KyRRM5pxCx6v1skq8 Directions: From I-90 Eastbound, take exit 7A. Turn left. Take a right on N Mercer Way. Turn left onto SE 26th St. Look for signs for the south lot and Greenway event signs.

Luther Burbank Park, located on the north end of Mercer Island, is made up of 77 acres of open park area along Lake Washington and is managed by the City of Mercer Island. The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is partnering with the City to restore a wetland area in the south end of the park. These wetlands are home to 135 species of birds, 50 species of waterfowl, raccoons, beaver, muskrats, tree frogs and rabbit. 

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