Surface Water-Related Community Events
Volunteer Work Parties at North Creek Forest
Friends of North Creek Forest hosts volunteer work parties at North Creek Forest on select Saturdays for small groups, following COVID-19 safety protocols. Check out their event schedule for dates and details if you'd like to pitch in.
"Helpin' Out" Events with Whale Scout
Whale Scout offers “Helpin’ Out” events throughout the year in the Puget Sound region, many of which are right here in Bothell. The majority of these are open to the public so anyone can join in planting native trees, removing invasive plants, and restoring salmon habitat.
Volunteer Work Parties at Shelton View Forest
Shelton View Forest Stewardship Association needs volunteer support to keep the forest healthy! Activities include trail maintenance, garbage and invasive plant removal, plant watering, and more. Sign up for one of their work parties, or volunteer to collect information on the birds you see in Shelton View Forest.
12/1/22-1/15/23: Virtual Open House for Stormwater Management Action Plan (SMAP)
Learn about the SMAP and share your feedback about stormwater actions and adaptive management processes planned for the Lower North Creek watershed basin and Palm Creek catchment area.
1/12/23: Community Meeting for Stormwater Management Action Plan (SMAP)
Join this online meeting to learn about the process used to create Bothell's Stormwater Management Action Plan. City staff and its consultant will answer questions.
1/16/23: Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Celebrate the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by offering a day of service to your community. Several volunteer events are happening locally.
4/1 - 4/30/23: Earth Month
Our local partners have put together lots of fun and educational ways to celebrate Earth Day all month long!
4/22/23: Earth Day Celebration
City of Bothell is celebrating Earth Day with Whale Scout and the King County Noxious Weed Team! Join us for a day of community stewardship and learning at the Former Wayne Golf Course.
5/25/23: Webinar - Backyard Wildlife Habitat
Join Snohomish Conservation District’s Outreach and Habitat Specialist, Sara Rocero, in this online webinar to learn how to turn your yard into a welcoming and protective space for birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial wildlife.
Sustainamania is back at City Hall! Come help us celebrate our 11th annual sustainability festival. Bring your family and friends to learn about everyday sustainable actions you can take at home, work, school, and in the community to help make lasting change.
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Surface Water events in 2022
- MLK Day of Service
- Petco Love Free Microchip and Vaccine Event
- Beautify and Care for Your Streamside Landscape
- Attract Wildlife to Your Streamside Property
- Earth Day Container Gardening
- YMCA Community Garden First Planting
- Pop-Up Dog Park Opening Day
- Rain Barrel Painting Event
- Puget Sound Starts at the Dog Park
- Dog Days of Summer
- Safety Rodeo
- Salmon Watcher Training
- Free Pet Vaccine Event
- Orca Recovery Day
- Septic Sense Workshop
- Cepheid Employee Sustainability Event
- City of Bothell Benefits Fair
- Virtual Open House for Sammamish River & Waynita Creek Habitat Restoration Project
- Community Meeting for Sammamish River & Waynita Creek Habitat Restoration Project
- Virtual Open House for Stormwater Management Action Plan
- Living with Beavers Webinar
Kayla Luft, former Education Manager for Friends of North Creek Forest, teaching about water quality at Orca Recovery Day (October 2021)
Christi Cox (she/her)Surface Water Program Coordinator