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Cheasty GS: Cheasty Blvd - Earth Gay 2014 - ...04/19/2014
OUT for Sustainability will be partnering with Beacon Bike Park to restore Cheasty Greenspace, an the urban forest located on Beacon Hill, in preparation for the implementation of bike trails. During Earth Gay volunteers will be removing of invasive species like blackberry and english ivy, weeding, mulching, protecting tree systems from invasive species, and planting native species.
Earth Gay will be in the Beacon Hill Neighborhood at Cheasy Greenspace with two shifts between at 9:30am to 2:30pm.
9:30-10am: Registration for 1st shift – Signing in for the event, getting tools and gloves, meeting each other and enjoying snacks
10am-Noon: 1st shift restoring urban forest in the Cheasty Greenspace
Noon-12:30pm: Registration for 2nd shift – Signing in for the event, getting tools and gloves, meeting each other and enjoying snacks
12:30-2:30pm: 2nd shift restoring urban forest in the Cheasty Greenspace
More information on the Beacon Bike Park is available here: click here
Open to the public
All ages OK
98 out of 320 volunteers registered.
What to Bring
Wear sturdy shoes, smart layers, and bring your own water bottle. Gloves and tools will be provided. Out for Sustainability and partners will provide materials, direction, water, snacks, and possible a few musicians!
Where to Meet
Earth Gay will meet at in the open lawn off Cheasty Blvd. approximately 2 blocks east of Beacon Ave. When you arrive, please check in at registration.
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Where to Park
Cheasty yard is a maintenance yard adjacent to the main meeting area. It will be open for limited parking. If possible please take public transportation to the event as parking space is limited. There are 3 Link Light Rail stations within a mile of the event: Columbia City, Mt. Baker, and Beacon Hill. There are many bus routes available as well. Parking is available at Jefferson Park, on Beacon Ave & Columbian Way, as well as neighborhood parking in and around the greenspace.