Category Archives: Park Volunteers and Friends

Friends of the Park

Meet Dana and Jeff, neighbors on 89th and friends of the park.  They have left alot of footprints on the path over the years. Advertisements

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Kevin Drops by Taking Photos

Meet Kevin, friend of the park. He dropped by the park during the mapping tour. I’ve watched Kevin capture several different moods in the park. The rain, mist, patchy fog, sunlight, dusk and dawn set the stage for the experience you have while walking the short … Continue reading

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Dry, Dry, Dry Park

Meet Charlotte another neighbor and friend of the park.  We were in the park over Labor Day trimming blackberries and Indian plum branches along the path.  It is really dry.  There is an unmistakable color in the woods during late … Continue reading

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Sign and Stripes Appear at the Park Entrance

The stripes and sign happened so fast.  There is parking in front of the park, it is hard to tell, but there is.  Originally there were three spots.  The old white stripes are barely visible.  The cul de sac in … Continue reading

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Fixing Up the 1/4 Mile Loop Trail

23 kids, ages 11-13  from Finn Hill Environmental and Adventure School worked for 6 hours this past Thursday and Friday.  They pulled Ivy, mulched the new bare root Vine Maple and Ocean Spray shrubs on the East trail and applied mulch around … Continue reading

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A Wet June Rolled In

It’ the first of June and we are into a 2nd week of drizzly weather. It’s good for new bare roots like the Vine Maples and Oceanspray planted in April.  They are all growing.  So is the ivy in the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Park

Last Friday, neighbor and friend of the park, JoAnn W. along with Jenny Schroder, Director of Kirkland City Parks and Community Services, went on an exploratory hike through open space surrounding Juanita Heights Park. I tagged along. The land around the … Continue reading

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