Learn more about this West Seattle Bog!

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The Roxhill Bog is the stie of a class Sept. 21 where you can learn more about this unique local spot and our ecology.

File photo by Patrick Robinson

information from EarthCorps

Join EarthCorps and the City of Seattle’s Parks Commons Program to learn about the ecology and history of Roxhill Park! Best known for its ancient peat bog that stands at the headwaters of Longfellow Creek, this neighborhood park is one of the most biodiverse natural areas in Seattle!

This event will start with a presentation by EarthCorps Volunteer Specialists who will talk about the positive impacts of urban green spaces, the history and establishment of Roxhill Park, and how to identify the native species in the park.

The presentation will be followed with a walking tour around Roxhill with EarthCorps’ Ecologist to further explore and chat about the plants and ecology of the park.

What: Plants and Animals of Roxhill Park and Bog

Date: Saturday September 21

Time: 10am-noon

Location: Southwest Library

9010 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126

Free!

This is a great event for anyone who wants to learn more about their local park, practice their plant ID skills, and connect with others over their love of park spaces!

For more information contact: Mariska@earthcorps.org