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April 2019

Guided Nature Walk: Native Plant Appreciation

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore the beauty of our trails with a guide and learn more about the history and habitats of SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. Guided Nature Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine. Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground may be encountered on this walk. Native Plants are awesome and we want to celebrate them with you! Come take a guided walk at SHADOW and learn how to…

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Restoration Work Party

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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Second Annual Bioblitz Competition

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Explore the Nature Preserve, spot wildlife, and record your sightings at SHADOW’s second Bioblitz! A bioblitz is a competition to count all the plants and animals seen in one day.  We will be recording observations via Smartphone or Tablet in a program called iNaturalist. Check out the iNaturalist app here. Bring a device with the app downloaded with you or use one of ours. This family-friendly event will include opportunities for walking while recording sightings- hiking shoes and weather-proof clothing are recommended. We are hosting this bioblitz as part of…

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May 2019

Guided Nature Walk: Observing Birds

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore the beauty of our trails with a guide and learn more about the history and habitats of SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. Guided Nature Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine. Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground may be encountered on this walk.  Join our Executive Director on a guided walk to talk about birds at SHADOW. Learn how to spot evidence of birds nesting and…

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Restoration Work Party

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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CANCELED – Ethnobotany Workshop with Diana Law

May 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Join us for an afternoon of edible plant exploration at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. This class is hosted by Diana Law, a local herbalist. Diana will guide you through the forest and teach about the uses of many native plant species in the Pacific Northwest. This program is limited to 20 people, ages 16 and older. Diana Lynn Law is an herbalist and artist who loves learning about nature and teaching it to others. Her…

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Restoration Work Party

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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Exploring Malheur National Wildlife Refuge With Dan Streiffert

May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Travel through time and space with us as Dan Streiffert presents about his experiences over the past 12 years at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Located in Southeast Oregon, Malheur is an important resting place for many avian species during migration. This will be an afternoon focused on photography and videography by Dan, a discussion about The Reserve and how to do the trip right.    Dan is a retired Software Engineer who now spends much of his time photographing wildlife. He is…

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Guided Nature Walk: Animal Appreciation

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Explore the beauty of our trails with a guide and learn more about the history and habitats of SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. Guided Nature Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine. Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground may be encountered on this walk. SHADOW is home to many species of animals, come explore how these animals interact with our landscape. See if you can spot animal…

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Restoration Work Party

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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