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Floating Treatment Wetland Planting – Volunteer Event

November 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s Habitat Restoration Team as we build and plant floating treatment wetlands at the Snoqualmie Casino on Saturday, November 18th from 10am to 1pm! We will be building and planting floating treatment wetlands for a water retention pond which helps treat water from the casino parking lots.

Before entering local streams and wetlands, and eventually joining the Snoqualmie River, water run-off flows through bioswales and retention ponds that help capture and filter out pollutants. The floating treatment wetlands we will be building are an additional step in providing clean water to all habitats downstream. Come learn about the work the Tribe is doing to treat & control pollutants, how this work connects to salmon and water quality, and learn an entirely new planting skill!

Floating Treatment Wetland frame before planting and wetland installation

This event will happen rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Rain gear, boots, and clothes you don’t mind getting muddy are recommended. Bring your own water bottle or coffee mug to help us reduce waste. Otherwise, tools, snacks, and gloves will be provided!

Some parts of this event will require heavy lifting and walking on uneven, sloped surfaces. For everyone’s safety, its important to respect your body’s limits and reduce risk as much as possible. Encouragement from the sidelines is sometimes the best support you can give!

Parking is available onsite in the casino’s lower parking lot and the event will take place in the fenced in treatment pond. See the attached map for more context.

RSVP and waiver information is below. Remember, if you’ve already volunteered with us in 2023 or filled out a waiver, you don’t have to fill it out again. If you’re new to volunteering with us, a link to the waiver is below and you only need to fill out one!

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Date:
November 18, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Snoqualmie Tribe

Venue

Snoqualmie Casino
37500 SE North Bend Way
Snoqualmie, 98065 United States
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